Management styles and job satisfaction in Mukono Municipality-Uganda

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The research determined the relationship between Management styles and Job Satisfaction in Mukono Municipality. The research achieved the following objectives, to establishing the level of management styles’ application, job satisfaction, to establish whether there is a significant relationship between management styles application and Job Satisfaction in Mukono municipality. Questionnaires were used for reaching respondents who were randomly selected to be part of the study and the data collected was organized and analyzed to generate information which came up from the research. The study recommends that there is need for proper planning, organizing and controlling of the systems of management styles so as to enhance the real leadership and management procedures, there is need for the government to increase performance of monitoring all the civil servants and public servants as well in local government so as to solve the problems that develop unsatisfactory tendencies, more control of the operation of the management styles should be fostered in Division Councils in order to carry out thorough monitoring and evaluation of the council activities, easy coordination of the activities in Division Councils is a requirement since it brings harmony in the operation of all the activities. This is affirmed through the use of viable and constructive management style, the management styles possible need to be fostered by certain degree of authority meaning that the subordinates should be aware of the prevailing situation in case they feel bad, the level of satisfaction should not only be manifested in the working for the purpose but also other areas including conceptualization of facts during council sessions, improving the management systems, development of contentment and other facts. Change of philosophies, thinking, and arguments is necessary since management is not one way traffic but multidimensional in state. This develops council decisions and Good communication commands are necessary to advance the council sessions that determine job satisfaction and development of contentment by the councilors and other people is necessary but this is done through mutual understandings on a number of issues discussed and even motivational element to be fostered
A research report submitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of the Degree of Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration of Kampala International University
Management styles, Job satisfaction, Mukono Municipality, Uganda