• Adamu Alemu Satena
  • Daba Derecha Damessa
  • Tamire Ashuro Dadiye
  • Shashi Kant




Servant Leadership, Organizational Performance, University, Administration


This study examines the effect of servant leadership style on organizational performance among employees of Bule Hora University administration, Ethiopia. The research applies explanatory research design and follows a quantitative research approach.  The target population for this study consists of all employees within the administration department of Bule Hora University. The sample size includes 361 participants who were selected using random sampling method. Data was collected through structured surveys that assessed servant leadership behaviors and organizational performance indicators. The data analysis conducted in this study includes regression analysis to determine the relationship between servant leadership dimensions and organizational performance. The findings indicate significant and positive effects of servant leadership on organizational performance among Bule Hora University administration employees. Future research should consider expanding the scope to include other universities and organizations, as well as incorporating qualitative methods to gain deeper insights into the experiences and perceptions of employees.


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Author Biographies

Adamu Alemu Satena

Lecturer, Department of Management, Bule Hora University, Ethiopia

Daba Derecha Damessa

Lecturer, MSc. In Development Economics, Department of economics, Bule Hora University,

Tamire Ashuro Dadiye

Lecturer, Department of Management, Bule Hora University, Ethiopia

Shashi Kant

Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Bule Hora University, Bule Hora; Ethiopia


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How to Cite

Adamu Alemu Satena, Daba Derecha Damessa, Tamire Ashuro Dadiye, & Shashi Kant. (2024). EFFECT OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP STYLE ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE AMONG UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES IN ETHIOPIA. International Journal of Social Science, Management and Economics Research, 2(2), 42–63. https://doi.org/10.61421/IJSSMER.2024.2204