Transformational leadership, employee engagement and job satisfaction among employees of Uganda Breweries Limited
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The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between transformational leadership, Job Satisfaction and employee engagement among employees of Uganda Breweries limited. A cross sectional survey design was used with a population of 200 staff from departments. Convenience sampling method was used to draw a sample of 100 respondents from the population. Data was collected using a Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) developed by Avolio and Bass’s (1997) for measuring transformational leadership, employee engagement was assessed by a standard instrument developed by Schaufelli, and Salanova (2002), and lastly, job satisfaction was measured using a 15-item scale instrument developed by Warr, Cook & Wall, (1979). Data was entered into Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS) computer program version 21 and hypotheses tested using Pearson product-moment correlation Coefficient (r). Results indicated that; there was a significant positive relationship between transformational leadership and employee engagement; there was a significant positive relationship between transformational leadership and job satisfaction. There was a significant positive relationship between employee engagement and job satisfaction. Basing on the findings, it is recommended that the organization may conduct series of transformational leadership training and workshop for managers to further enhance transformational leadership style most especially in terms of responsibility and decision making. Managers may stimulate discussions with subordinates to monitor the feedback of their employees as this proposed means of enhancement of transformational leadership style for managers will increase the level of engagement of employees as well as their job satisfaction.