Article Number: DRJSSES2765987129
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26765/DRJSSES2765987129
ISSN: 2449-0806

Vol. 7 (3), pp. 31-36, April 2020

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Original Research Article

Effect of Transformational Leadership and Governance on Employee Performance in Gulu and Kitgum Local Government, Uganda

Frederick T. Ociti*

Emmanuel Kwizera


Abstract

This study examined the effect of transformational leadership and governance on the performance of public sector employees of Gulu and Kitgum District Local Governments in Uganda. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of transformational leadership and governance on employee performance in the public sector in Uganda. The study assessed the relationship between transformational leadership and employee performance, evaluated the relationship between good governance and employee performance, and discussed the effect of transformational leadership and good governance on employee performance. The findings revealed that there was a significant positive relationship between transformational leadership and the performance of public sector employees. It was also found that good governance had a positive relationship with the performance of public sector employees. In conclusion, transformational leadership and good governance are imperative for the performance of public sector employees. The researcher recommends that transformational leadership style so as to influence the performance of organizations, managers, and employees. Leaders in local governments should also ensure good governance in order to enhance the performance of employees.


Keywords: Leadership, transformational, governance, employee performance, and public sector


 Received: March 5, 2020  Accepted: April 12, 2020  Published: April 30, 2020


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