An Analysis of Employee’s Perception on Motivation Mechanism in Public Service: Empirical Evidence from Katavi Police Force

Sukunala, Efeso (2016) An Analysis of Employee’s Perception on Motivation Mechanism in Public Service: Empirical Evidence from Katavi Police Force. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

Across sectional study design with the intention of analyzing the employees perception on motivation mechanism in public service involving 34 respondents was conducted at Katavi Police Force which is located in Katavi region .Different research methodology were adopted including questionnaire tool for data collection, interview method, as well as documentary review,then analyzed by using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) Program version 20. The study find out that protection of citizen and their properties, was reported to be the major attribute for police officer to be sustainable in the police force. They further state that they have been attracted to join the Tanzania Police Force because they like to save people and their, to protect the country as well as the profession is their job choice. However, unsatisfying salary have been identified to be the major factor which affect the modality of work. Furthermore, the study gave various reasons that they thought that could have contributed to their Motivations, which included Tolerance, Discipline, Hard work, Experience/years of Service, Intelligence, Good Record, Leadership abilities, Efficiency, Education standard, Faithful, Public Relationship and Obedience. However, more than half( 68% ) of the police officer gave their views that their working environment is not well conducive enough to enhance their work output. The researcher recommended that, improvement should be made on their accommodation and living conditions, increasing on their payments, giving them allowances and having their salaries paid promptly for increasing efficiency of work.

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: 01 Mar 2017 08:10
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 09:10
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1694

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