Organisational politics, employee engagement and employee burnout among health workers of Kisoko hospital.
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The world’s increasing globalization requires more understanding concerning how people’s organizational politics and how the employees can be engaged for increased production level in an organization, and how organizational politics can influence employee burnout, Upon considering challenges faced by politics in the organization, the aim of this study was to determine the influence of organizational politics on employee engagement and burnout in Kisoko hospital. It became paramount to explore more on the solution to these problem of organizational politics and the study focused on the following specific objectives; to examine influence of Organization’s Politics on employee engagement in Kisoko hospital, to examine influence of organization politics on employee burnout in Kisoko hospital and to examine influence of employee’s engagement on burnout in Kisoko hospital. The study adopted a descriptive and correlation design where employees at different levels of the organization was considered and the population of the study was 40 employees where the study used census where 40 employees were included within the organization, the tool that was used for data collection was Questionnaire and the model of the analysis was linear regression analysis, SPSS version was used together with the excel sheet. The findings will of great use to different group of people including scholars, policy makers among others. The study found out that politics within organization engaged employees from work, and also subject employees to employee burnout. Politics was also found to creating social classes and favors are according to political alignment. The study thus recommends that organizations should strive to stop or avoid politics by all means to avoid classes of social networks within the organization, will also help in eradicating misuse of power and authority for personal interest and also enhance equality. Organizational politics should not subject employees to job burnout, employees should develop positive work attitude and there should not be unequal treatment or favors, Political good will should make it safer for the employees to feel engaged with the work and get satisfaction in their routine jobs. Study recommends further studies is in the state corporations where every activity, appointment leadership and outsourcing of the resources are perceived to be politically propelled.