Strategic Leadership and Strategy Implementation – A Case Study of Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA)
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theory. The objectives of the study were to examine relationship between: leadership
competence and strategy implementation, investigate relationship between leadership
communication and strategy implementation, to establish relationship between staff
involvement and strategy implementation and to assess the relationship between monitoring
and evaluation and strategy implementation. The population of the study were 45
staff at FUFA. Sampling was considered inappropriate due to smallness of the population
and approach adopted was a census that covered all the staff in the population.
The study used descriptive research design because it aimed at understanding how
one variable produced changes in another and explain relationship among variables.
The study used a self-administered questionnaire. Findings indicate that leadership
competence and leadership communication have positive and significant relationship
with strategy implementation. Findings also indicate that employee involvement and
monitoring and evaluation have an insignificant positive relationship with strategy
implementation. It is recommended that leaders at FUFA should prioritise on leadership
competence as it enhances opportunities to realise its strategic goal while paying
attention to employee involvement, monitoring and evaluation as part of less important
aspects of their activities. Leadership communication is not a useful predictor
of changes in strategy implementation at FUFA.
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