Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 8-13-2018


(c) 2018 Okeoghene Mayowa-Adebara



The study investigated the influence of leadership style, organizational justice, and human capital development on employee commitment in university libraries in South-West, Nigeria.The study adopted survey research design. The population of the study consisted of 684 librarians from 43 universities in the six states of South-West, Nigeria. Total enumeration was used to cover all the professional and para-professional library personnel. A validated questionnaire was used for data collection. A return rate of 72% was achieved. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential (linear and multiple regression) statistics. The study revealed that leadership style, organisational justice and human capital development jointly had a significant influence on employee commitment in the university libraries (F(3,488) = 82.89, Adj R2= .333, p

Keywords: Employee commitment, Human capitaldevelopment, Leadership style, Library personnel, Nigeria, Organisational justice, South-West, University libraries

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