Paper Title
The Impact Of Spiritual Leadership On Employee Performance In Nigerian Micro Finance Banks

The poor performance of micro finance banks (MFBs) in Nigeria has become a serious concern to all stakeholders. The failure of the MFBs to meet up to expectations has been attributed to lack of appropriate conduct of the managers resulting to their inability to effectively motivate employees. This paper discusses employee performance, the concept of spiritual leadership and the roles of spiritual leadership in improving employee performance. The organizational leaders are expected to show love, appreciation, kindness and care. The paper concludes with suggestion that leaders’ creation of a culturally friendly work environment which appreciates individual spiritual values will improve employees’ performance. Index Terms- Spiritual Leadership, Employee, Performance