Leadership And Employee Performance Literature Review

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2.4 Leadership and employee performance
Leadership is a process of a person to stir others by leading, guiding and influencing to do something in order to achieve certain results and goals. According to Voon et al., (2011), Leadership is a process of interaction between leaders and employees in which a leader tries to influence the behavior of employees to achieve organizational goals. The leadership Indicators proposed in this study is that the leader should 1.) Be able to inspire 2.) Make decision and 3.) Be responsible.
The relationship between leadership and performance was indirect as well as direct Gadot( 2007), which proves the importance of developing leaders through leadership development programs. Leadership development is an important
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This means that there is a significant difference between the organizations that train their employees and organizations that do not. There exists a positive association between training and employee performance. Training generates benefits for the employee as well as for the organization by positively influencing employee performance through the development of employee knowledge, skills, ability, competencies and behavior (Mutsostso & Wanyama ,2010). Organizations that are dedicated to generating profits for its owners (shareholders), providing quality service to its customers and beneficiaries, invest in the training of its employees. The more highly motivated a trainee, the more quickly and systematically a new skill or knowledge is acquired. There are four prerequisites for learning: Motivation comes first. Cue is the second requirement. The learner can recognize related indicators (cue) and associate them with desired responses with the help of training. Response comes third. Training should be immediately followed by positive reinforcement so that the learner can feel the response. Last is the feedback; it is the information which learner receives and indicates in the quality of his response. This response must be given as quickly as possible to make…show more content…
Investment in human capital through higher qualifications and training is considered as a key step towards achieving sustained long term productivity. There is a positive relationship between training and employee performance. Training generates benefits for the employee as well as the organization by positively influencing employee performance through the development of employee knowledge, skills, ability, competencies and behavior (Benedicta and Appiah, 2010). It is obvious that training plays an important role in the development of organization, improving performance as well as increasing productivity, and eventually putting companies in the best position to face competition and stay at the top. This means that, there is a significant difference between the organizations that train their employees and that organizations that do not (Benedicta and Appiah, 2010). Organization that is dedicated to generating profits for its owners (shareholders) and providing quality service for its customers and beneficiaries usually invest in the training of its

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