Effects of leadership styles on staff performance: a case of world vision

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
This Study Analyses the Effects of Leadership Styles on Staff Performance in World Vision. The major areas of concern to the researcher were to find out the effects of leadership styles on staff performance in world vision. The different leadership styles used in World Vision were established and the attitude of staff towards different leadership styles. The methodology of this study is basically qualitative and quantitative The findings of this study are that not all staff has got knowledge of management styles in organization. The study findings also point out that some management styles hinder performance and all organizations should be a ware of this. There is need to have a planned approach to managmg people effectively for performance. It requires establishing a more open, flexible and caring management style so that staff will be motivated, developed and managed in a way that they can perform effectively in the organization. Good management practices are instrumental in helping achieve organizational objectives and enhance productivity. Lastly, all managers must adopt a more open, flexible and caring style in managing their staff. Such an approach is reflected in a number of ways. The three most common practices recommended here are: Managing people effectively, Enhancing staff's competencies, and Delivering quality service through training.
A research report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Human Resource Management of University
Leadership styles, Staff performance, world vision