The primary purpose of this paper was to identify the antecedent of perceptions of organizational justice and performance outcomes of empowering leadership in sports for development organizations.
The study, carried out by David Thiru Njihia, Dr. Scott Bellows PhD and Dr. Truphena Oduol, also examined the mediating role of empowering leadership between perceptions of organizational justice and performance outcomes.
Data was collected from a total population of 2,988 youth/members drawn from three sports development organizations in Kenya.
The authors found that perceptions of organizational justice is an important antecedent of empowering leadership and empowering leadership plays a significant mediating role between active membership and performance outcomes.
This study concluded that organizational justice has a positive and significant influence on performance outcomes among youth in sports for development organizations in Kenya.
The study recommended that leaders of the youth beneficiaries in sports for development organizations should ensure they have systems and policies in place that entrench organization justice in order to achieve performance outcomes.