Contribution of Social Needs in Motivating Employee Performance in Private Schools

Bitesigirwe, Jovin Joachim (2015) Contribution of Social Needs in Motivating Employee Performance in Private Schools. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study investigates the motivation as the social needs motivator to the employee performance, a case of private schools in Tanzania. Specifically, the basic aim is to identify social needs available in the Private Schools in Tanzania which influence employee performance, analyze factors which determine provision of social needs motivation and assess the contribution of social needs to employee performance. It has been a descriptive and analytical study conducted at the Genesis International School, Academic International School and Dar es Salaam International School.The sample consisted of 122participants. Purposive sampling has been used as a technique to obtain the data. The study as well employed a qualitative, case study research design, using interviews, observation and documentary review. The analyzed and collected data was subjected to content analysis. Examining research findings of the study revealed that, poor performance has been caused by a several factors like, poor and of education among employee, poor health services, as well as poor housing/shelter among employees. The study found out that the Management members had lacked knowledge of the effects of the social motivation in the organization. Therefore, it came to myconclusion that lack of education and poverty was a major cause of poor performance of the employee at the Private Schools in Tanzania.To examine the situation of poor performance at the Genesis International School, Academic International School and Dare es Salaam International School, it was recommended that members of the organization should be educated on how various skills which are special for their fieldcan help them to perform their work without forgetting the entrepreneurial skills.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:37
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:37
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1263

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