Participative Management Style and Employee Performance; a Case Study of Everest College Luweero District
Author: KYAGABA RESTY
Supervisor: Aloysius Louis Mubiru
The researcherís concern was to investigate the relationship between participative management style and employee performance and the case study was Everest College School Luweero.
The study was guided by the following objectives; to find out the relationship between suggestion schemes and employee performance, to determine the role of self managing teams in improving the employee performance and to examine the relationship between Job enlargement and employee performance.
The researcher used both qualitative and quantitative methods during the collection of data. Data was collected with the use of questionnaires and the interview guide and the questionnaires administered were both open and close ended. In addition to those a sample of 48 respondents was selected, but only 45 were able to bring back filled questionnaires. The respondents comprised of male and female.
The information was analyzed by descriptive statistical techniques and presented in form of graphs, tables, frequencies and percentage distributions and also analyzed in line with the objectives of the study.
Findings indicated that; there is a weak and positive relationship between suggestions schemes and employee performance indicated by a Pearson correlation of (r=.344), there is a strong positive relationship between self managing teams and employee performance indicated by a Pearson correlation of (r=.567), and there is a weak positive correlation between job enlargement and employee performance indicated by a Pearson correlation of (r=.399).
The study recommended that; salaries of staff should be increased to enable them focus on their work, organize professional workshops for the staff, continuously give incentives, fringe benefits and promotions to the employees, empowering employees to increase their commitment, reinstate proper communication channels, use proper recruitment and selection tools, improving working conditions, and regulation of terminations and dismissals by the administration