LEADERSHIP STYLES AND EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION IN UGANDA: THE CASE OF UGANDA MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

Epiphany Picho Odubuker

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The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between Leadership Styles and job satisfaction among the staff of Uganda Management Institute. A descriptive cross-sectional survey design was used with a sample size being 118. Purposive, stratified and systematic sampling techniques were used to select respondents. Data analysis involved frequencies and percentages, Spearman rank Order correlation, coefficient of determination, regression, and ANOVA. There was a strong positive relationship between employee perception of leadership styles and job satisfaction. Employee perception of leadership styles accounted for 37.0% of variance in job satisfaction. It is concluded that there was a linear relationship between the independent variable and the dependent variable. It is recommended that leaders at Uganda Management Institute should revisit its leadership styles practices in order to enhance employee job satisfaction at the institute.

 

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leadership styles, job satisfaction, Uganda Management Institute

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