The Influence of Incentives and Rewards on Teachers Work Performance in Mbeya Region, Tanzania

Msusi , Kelvin Lusekelo (2016) The Influence of Incentives and Rewards on Teachers Work Performance in Mbeya Region, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Teachers’ high performance in schools has been discussed lot throughout the world by many researchers. The objective to the study in general was to explore the influence of incentives and rewards on teachers’ work performance. The specific objectives of the study were, to examine how teachers’ recognition as reward influence teachers’ work performance, to assess how provision of accommodation as incentives improves teachers’ work performance and to find out whether salary level as incentive and salary increment as reward improve teachers’ work performance. The study employed interview to 10 educational stakeholders including one Regional Educational officer, three District Educational officers, four Heads of schools and two Educational Administrative officers (TSD and School Inspector). The main findings showed that; Teachers’ recognition influence work performance, as most respondents agreed and from the interview done. Also the findings showed that the provision of good and quality accommodation facilities improve teachers’ work performance. The salary level and increment has been found from the study that it improve work performance. For the it was concluded that teachers’ work performance is influenced by provision of incentives and rewards, thus it is recommended that the government should introduce the recognition system to teachers, maintain the teachers salary payment in time, build quality houses for teachers and facilitate transport to and from schools, make teacher aware of their rights, provide hardship allowance and the general teaching allowance.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Institute of Continuing Education > Department of Professional Studies and Continuing Education
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2017 08:05
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 09:44

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