Strategic Leadership and Strategy Implementation – A Case Study of Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA)

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJMG.2015.SE.19.02.Art010

Authors : Nicholas Disney Ogola


The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between strategic leadership and strategy implementation at FUFA. The study was premised on strategic leadership 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.

Keywords: Strategic Leadership, Leadership Competence, Leadership Communication, Employee Involvement, Monitoring and Evaluation, Strategy Implementation


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