The Relationship of Executive’s Leadership Skills in 21st Century towards Staff’s Work Performance in Thailand


  • Bundit Anuyahong Southport, 4215 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
  • Wipanee Pengnate U&I Global, Southport, Gold Coast, 2106/5 Lawson St, Southport QLD 4215, Australia
  • Chalong Rattanapong Faculty of Business Administration, Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin, Wang Klai Kangwon Campus, Thailand



leadership skills, work performance, Thailand context


This study investigates the 21st century leadership skills of executives and their relation to the work performance of staff. A sample of 30 staff members was selected using simple random sampling, and two questionnaires were used to collect data on leadership skills and work performance. The reliability of the questionnaires was established at 0.87 and 0.89, respectively. The statistical method used for data analysis included descriptive statistics, such as mean and standard deviation, and Pearson's correlation. The findings revealed that the 21st century leadership skills of executives were overall at a high level, with the highest average scores obtained in the planning and directing skills and creativity, followed by communication, technology, and information. However, decision-making and problem-solving skills and team building skills received the lowest average scores. On the other hand, the development of work performance of staff was also overall at a high level, with the highest average score obtained in the performance aspect, and the lowest average score in the relationship with the community. Furthermore, the results indicated a positive moderate-level correlation between the 21st century leadership skills of executives and the development of work performance of staff at a statistically significant level of 1 percent.


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Anuyahong, B., Pengnate, W., & Rattanapong, C. (2023). The Relationship of Executive’s Leadership Skills in 21st Century towards Staff’s Work Performance in Thailand. International Journal of Finance, Economics and Business, 2(3), 205–217.
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