RELATIIONSHIPS BETWEEN LEADERSHIP STYLE,
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT, ROLE CONFLICT
AND AMBIGUITTY, AND DEMOGRAPHICAL VARIABLES
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationships between four components: Leadership style, (according to Fiedler Theory), organizational commitment, role conflict and ambiguity, and some demographical variables in an Egyptian public organization. The questionnaires were distributed to managers working in Development and Growth organizations. The results indicated that there was relationship between a leader's style and his organizational commitment, and between leader's style and his role conflict and ambiguity. The relationship between a leader's organizational commitment and his role conflict ambiguity was negative. Moreover, there were significant differences between; age, social status job level on the one hand and a leader's style on the other. Similarly there were significant differences between age and a leader's organizational commitment and between age, experience, educational level, gender, and leader's role conflict and ambiguity. The data also showed that a high percentage of the leaders participating in this research adopted a supportive style.