Autocratic Leadership Style and Strategy Implementation in Non-Governmental Organizations in Uasin Gishu County, KenyaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-05
Authors : Shitseswa E. Ayub;
Page : 277-285
Keywords : autocratic leadership style; strategy implementation; NGO;
An organization needs to constantly define its strategic plans, or its direction of operations, and making informed decisions on allocating its resources to pursue its strategies. The purpose of the study was to determine the influence of autocratic leadership style on strategy implementation in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) within Uasin Gishu County. The study was guided by three theories which were resource dependency theory, organizational culture theory and leadership theory. The researcher adopted descriptive survey research design. The study targeted a total population of 445 staff comprising senior management, supervisors and support cadre from various NGOs within Uasin Gishu County. The study findings may be important not only to NGOs in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County but also to other managers in other sectors. It would help them understand the factors influencing strategy implementation and how to overcome them. The results obtained showed that autocratic leadership had high effect on strategy implementation with a coefficient of 0.488.
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