Leadership Behaviour: Does Sex and Level of Education Matter?


  • Anthony Sumnaya Kumasey University of Professional Studies, Accra
  • Eric Delle University of Professional Studies, Department of Business Administration
  • Albert Puni Puni University of Professional Studies, Department of Business Administration




leadership behaviour, sex, level of education and Ghana


We examined individual differences in leadership behaviour in the Ghanaian business sector. Specifically, sex differences as well as level of education on leadership behaviour were examined. Cross-sectional survey design was used to study 95 participants conveniently sampled from selected organizations within the Greater Accra Metropolis. Questionnaire was used to collect data from a cross-section of people in the organization. Test of normality and reliability testing were conducted as part of the preliminary analysis. Multivariate test was used to test the hypotheses in the study. The result showed that females showed significantly people-oriented leadership behaviour than their male counterparts. However, level of education did not significantly influence the leadership behaviour of participants. Implications and limitations of the study are provided.

Author Biography

  • Anthony Sumnaya Kumasey, University of Professional Studies, Accra
    Department of Business Administration, Lecturer


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