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 AJIBM  Vol.6 No.4 , April 2016
Employee Engagement and Organizational Performance of Retails Enterprises
Abstract: In many countries, employee’s engagement has emerged as a potential factor for organizational performance. Many practitioners of human resource management have poorly understood measurement of employee motivation for activities and more precisely its commitment. This study analyzes factors on employee engagement and performance from selected retailing business enterprises in Wobulenzi-Luweero City, Uganda. A questionnaire was administered to 120 selected respondents, using purposive sampling technique. Measurement was done with the use of descriptive and inferential statistic approaches to consider responses from respondents and make decision accordingly. The study focused on measuring the employee engagement in relation with the organizational performance focusing on non-financial factors. The findings show that the degree of retail employee engagement and the level of job satisfaction were very high in retailing enterprises in Wabulenzi-Luwero city. However, it was observed that in retailing organizations, employees were found it difficult to make equilibrium of work experience and house life with their employment. This study shows that despite the association between employee engagement and job satisfaction, there is no relationship between employee engagement and job assignment, which is an important key factor for organization performance. The results reveal that job assignment is critical for engaging employees to ensure organizations’ longevity and profitability.
Cite this paper: Kazimoto, P. (2016) Employee Engagement and Organizational Performance of Retails Enterprises. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 6, 516-525. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2016.64047.
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