Transformational Leadership Cultures as Correlates of Public University Goals’ Achievement in Cross River State, Nigeria

M. C. Uzoigwe & M. M. Ogbeche


This study investigated transformational leadership cultures as correlates of public university goals achievement in Cross River State, Nigeria. Survey research design was adopted for the study. Two research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. A total of 141 institutional administrators were used for the study through census approach. An instrument titled “Transformational Leadership Cultures and University Goals Achievement Survey” (TLCUGAS) was used for data collection. The instrument was validated by two experts in Measurement and Evaluation from the University of Calabar. A trial test was carried out using 30 respondents. Cronbach alpha reliability was employed to determine the internal consistency of the instrument. The result of the Cronbach Alpha reliability estimate gave a reliability coefficient of 0.88. Data obtained was analysed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation statistics. Findings revealed that individualized consideration and idealized influence significantly correlated with public university’s goals achievement. The researchers concluded that transformational leadership cultures are correlates of public university’s goals achievement. It was recommended that the institutional administrators should sustain charismatic role modelling, individualized consideration and idealized influence in order to inspire staff, students and the public to work towards the achievement of university education goals in Cross River State of Nigeria.

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