The Influence of Organisational Factors on Employee Performance


Seita Almandeel
Asma M. Alshahrani


The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of organisational factors on the in the performance of administrative employees at KAU. The data required has been obtained using the survey questionnaire method, which was administered to a random sample of the administrators at KAU. Around (475) responses were collected from the participants, but since the researcher was only interested in employees who had received training, (109) responses were excluded. As a result, the valid responses equalled (366). SPSS was used for data entry treatment and analysis. The study produced various findings, the most important ones are listed below;  training has a significant impact on employee skills, and helps to improve employee performance; there are positive indications supporting the notion that workload influences the employees' performance; effective leadership has a positive effect on employees' performance; transformative leadership has an impact on employees; there are statistically significant relationships between employee performance, and the three main organisational factors (effective training and development, workload, and transformation leadership); there is a statistically significant difference between employees towards the influence of effective training and development on their performance, and positive to the side of male participants. Considering the results of the study, it is recommended that for the organisation to achieve advantages in sustainability it should concentrate on training employees to improve their skills, as well as schedule training programmes and create schemes to incentivise supervisors.