The effect of Employee Empowerment Practices on Employee Performance: The case of EngenderHealth Inc Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa University


The purpose of the study is to assess the effect of employee empowerment practices on employee performance of EngenderHealth Ethiopia. The study adopted descriptive and explanatory research design with quantitative research approach. Census method was employed to collect primary data on pertinent information by using online data collection method from 66 respondents. Descriptive statistics, correlation and regression analysis used to analyze the data. The result obtained prevailed that, respondents received limited number of training from EngenderHealth Ethiopa. There is strong positive and significant linear relationship between variables constructed to measure employee empowerment and employee performance at 1% significant level. Moreover, the result of multiple linear regression prevailed that, the effect of employee empowerment practice have positive and significant on employee performance. In addition to these, the standardized coefficient of information sharing, knowledge development and autonomy confirms a one standard deviation increase of these variables increase the employee performance respectively by 0.368, 0.227 and 0.498 standard deviation at 1%, 10% and 1% significant level. Based on the study finding, the study recommends providing and increasing the frequency of all rounded and specific training for the employees in order to boost their performance .The study also recommends that EngenderHeaalth Ethiopia should continue empowering employee practices and the rewarding system should be place on performance based decision



Employee Empowerment, Training, Employee Performance