Leadership styles and employee performance of Simad University in Mogadishu, Somalia

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Kampala International University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The study investigated the relationship between leadership styles and employee performance at SIMAD University The following were the research Objectives of the study: The study. was guided by four research objectives; To determine the profile of respondents in terms Age, gender, marital status and Educational level, To determine the relationship between autocratic leadership style and the performance of employees at SIMAD university,To examine how the democratic leadership style affects the performance of employees at SIMAD university, To identify if transformational leadership style is applied at SIMAD University. The researcher carried out this study using Correlation research design particularly simple correlation design. The data was collected using a questionnaire and was analyzed using frequencies, percentages, and Pearson’s linear correlation Coefficient (PLCC). The population size was 133 and a Sample size of the respondents was 100 and 75 of them were lectures and 15 middle section management deans and directors. The study found that employees at SIMAD do not participate in decision making process which results in lower performance. The study concluded that autocratic leadership style of an organization is negatively correlated to the employee performance Leaders in the organization should maximize employee input in the decision making of the organization and should not retain the decision making authority, this could boost the morale of the employees and make them stay longer and not escape from the organization.
A Thesis Presented to the College of Higher Degree and Research of Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Public Administration Management
Leadership styles, Employee performance