The Perceived Effect of Delegation on Employee Performance at Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd., Mbale Branch

  • Rashid Kinsambwe
  • Zabia Kauma
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


The study was about an analysis of the effect of succession planning on the performance of employees at Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd., Mbale branch. The study was guided by the following objectives: to establish the effect of delegation on employee performance at SBU Ltd., Mbale branch, to analyze the effect of job rotation on employee performance at SBU Ltd., Mbale branch, and to examine the effect of mentoring/coaching on employee performance at SBU Ltd., Mbale branch. The study adopted both case study and descriptive research designs where both qualitative and quantitative approaches were used. A census survey technique was applied. Questionnaires, interviews, and documentary reviews were used to collect data. The findings generally revealed that there was a reduced number of shortages and absenteeism among employees as a result of delegation. It also established that employee delegation contributes to customer care and timeliness in service delivery which led to decreased complaints from clients toward the kind of services offered to them. As regards job rotation, findings revealed that there were improved interpersonal skills, reduced number of shortages, and improved customer care among employees. However, it was established that delegation did not reduce absenteeism or enhanced creativity among employees at SBU Ltd., Mbale branch. In light of the above findings, the researchers recommended that the heads of units should delegate responsibility and authority without feeling threatened; management should create more branches in the new districts like Manafwa and Bulambuli to reduce pressure on the Mbale branch, due to large number of clients.


Delegation Management Performance Staff Job Rotation Mentoring Succession Planning Customer Care 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Islamic University in UgandaMbaleUganda

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