The Effect Of Leadership Styles On Employees Performance In The Case Of Sheraton Addis Hotel

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Addis Ababa University


The purpose of this study was to assess “the effects of leadership styles on employees’ performance in the case of Sheraton Addis Hotel.” The study was conducted based on Kuwart Lewins behavioral leadership style. It used explanatory research design and quantitative research approach. A questionnaire was administered to 182 employees and the respondents who were selected by using stratified sampling method. The collected data was analyzed using SPSS software version 22. In addition, to analyze the collected data descriptive statistics (frequencies, means & standard deviations), and multiple regression analysis were used. The finding of this study indicated that Autocratic and Democratic leadership style had a positive significant effect on employees’ performance but Lessize-faire leadership style had no significant effects on employees’ performance. Recommendations are also made based on the overall findings for possible action which will help further improvement based on the researcher view



Autocratic, Democratic, Lassize-faire