Domestic violence, psychological wellbeing and employee performance among staff members of Uganda Retirement Benefit Regulatory Authority
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The study aimed at studying the relationship between domestic violence, psychological wellbeing and employee performance among staff members Uganda Retirement Benefit Regulatory Authority. The study adopted a correlation study design with a population of 60 employees from the entire organization. Simple random sampling technique was used to draw a sample of 52 respondents from the population. Data was collected from respondents using selfadministered standard questionnaire and through Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) data was entered and analysed. Descriptive statistics showed that majority 75% female were followed by males with 25% of the total population, majority were between 30-39 years (55%). Results from Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) further indicated that there was a significant strong negative relationship between domestic violence and psychological wellbeing (r= -.360, p= 0.01), psychological wellbeing and employee performance were significantly related (r =.276, p=.001) p=0.01 and there is a significant strong negative relationship between domestic violence and employee performance (r = -.459 and p = 0.01). Thus, the findings of this study provide several recommendations to administrators and managers of the several organizations private entities in designing policies and procedures that will be used as employee motivational guidelines for positive psychological wellbeing and high employee performance. Managers and supervisors are in a unique position to observe employees' day-to-day performance, appearance, and attendance and, therefore, may recognize behavior that signals the presence of a possible personal problem including domestic violence. Balance observations and discussion with the employee's privacy rights. Avoid the appearance of interfering in an employee's private life and/or creating potential problems by presuming the employee is impaired in some way.