Assessment on the contribution of team work to the performance of organization: A Case of The Bank of Tanzania (BOT)

Essaba, Wegesa M. (2015) Assessment on the contribution of team work to the performance of organization: A Case of The Bank of Tanzania (BOT). Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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The aim of this study was to investigate how teamwork influences the performance of the Bank of Tanzania. Specifically on the determination of BoT employees attitudes towards teamwork and work group, analysis of BoT strategies and policies towards improving teamwork in the organization, to access the constraints BoT is facing in influencing teamwork in the organization, to investigate how teamwork has been influencing the performance of BoT. Simple random and purposive sampling techniques were used to select respondents from the population of BoT employees with a sample size of 92 respondents. Collected data (both primary and secondary) were coded and analyzed by using a special program known as Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) Version 16 and Microsoft Excel 2007.The findings revealed that teamwork is an important part of an effective workplace. An efficient team can be trained as a group, help each other maximize their job performance and help to make an inviting and productive atmosphere for new team members. Members of the team bring in their own experiences and level of expertise to a project to help create an effective finished product. To collaborate effectively the team communicate and share ideas, and there also needs to be a feeling of respect in place for each team member's contribution this can be done if employees are well satisfied with their jobs and cooperative. BoT Management should put in place all the initiatives that aim at promoting human resource practices. This would ultimately enhance workers performance. BoT Management and other stakeholders like should recognize the underlying value of teamwork towards the improvement of performance. Employees should take the initiatives to constantly improve on their teamwork abilities through training so as to facilitate sustainable performance. The organization should build team activities that highlight communication which allow participants to experience the importance of good communication and develop new ways of accomplishing the goal.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 09:59
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 09:59

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