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Table 5 Leadership of the health institutions, rating and suggested ways of improvement

From: Industrial action by healthcare workers in Nigeria in 2013–2015: an inquiry into causes, consequences and control—a cross-sectional descriptive study

SN   Number Percent
Rating of hospital leadership/management
  Rating   
1  Excellent 3 2.0
2  Very good 36 24.0
3  Good 101 67.3
4  Average 10 6.7
 Total 150 100
How can health leadership be improved
  Improvement method   
1  Periodic evaluation 129 86.0
2  More training 126 84.0
3  In-service management/leadership training 123 82.0
4  Open to all health workers 39 26.0
5  Pre-service courses 14 9.3
Most Important of all the improvement methods
  Most important improvement method   
1  Periodic evaluation 74 49.3
2  More trainings 32 21.3
3  In-service management/leadership training 28 18.7
4  Open to all health workers 8 5.3
5  No comments 8 5.3
Who should be the head of the hospital
  Who should be the head   
   Doctors 82 54.67
   Any professional 40 26.67
   Health administrator 28 18.67
 Total 150 100