Leadership Styles and Performance of Academic Staff in Public Universities in Uganda

  • Rashid KinsambweEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


Leaders are perceived as persons who can single handedly create order out of chaos, navigate organizations through unthinkable environmental turbulence, bring mightiness out of mediocrity, and thrive where lesser mortals will quickly fade away. Education systems all over the world are undergoing constant changes under the effects of globalization, and the attendant rapid developments in information and communication technology. These forces demand changes within school systems across the world. These changes inevitably demand for good leadership and leadership styles for educational institutions to remain in business. This paper thus undertook to explore the relationship between various leadership styles and performance of academic staff with a bias on Public universities. The expressions made thereof are considered a light in the dark of knowledge in view of complexity engulfing both the education and leadership fields today.


Leadership Leadership styles Performance Academic staff Complexity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Islamic University in UgandaMbaleUganda

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