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Title: Delegation and employee performance in parastatal organizations ( a case study of Kenya power and lighting company ltd) parklands branch, Nairobi
Authors: Kariuki, Zakary Thuo
Keywords: Delegation
employee performance
parastatal organizations
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
Abstract: Delegation is always done after recruitment and training. It is done to increase responsibility of employees and competence and also it acts as a learning curve, effect. The company as a whole is interested in delegation in order to motivate employees and improve the experience because when managers delegate the experience of the subordinates improves because they perform several duties. The primary objective of this study was to investigate the factors that affect delegation in Kenya Power and Lighting Company. The population targeted in this study was 60 respondents out of approximately 500 employees. Questions were designed to secure the information about delegation as far as possible using both the top and junior employees. Research design and, methodology are very important aspects of every study. In this study the researcher specifically aimed at explaining the methods and tools used to present data for analyzing to get proper and optimum information related to the subject under study. The methodology applied was the open and closed questionnaires administered to sixty employees. The stratified random sampling method was applied as sampling method and data was gathered and analyzed. The major findings established that managers do not empower staff to enable, them to take up delegation successfully. Supervisors do not design the delegation with their subordinates and employees do not have experience to exercise the duties delegated to them. An improvement in delegation may work to boost the effectiveness of the organizations retention and staff satisfaction.
Description: Research project report submitted to the College of Economics and Management Kampala International University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Bachelor Degree in International Business Administration
Appears in Collections:Bachelor’s Degree of International Business

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