Assessing the Relationship between Employee Motivation and Employee Performance in Higher Education Regulatory Boards: A case of the Tanzania Commission for Universities

Mfinanga, Asina Selemani (2018) Assessing the Relationship between Employee Motivation and Employee Performance in Higher Education Regulatory Boards: A case of the Tanzania Commission for Universities. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study assessing the relationship between employee motivation and employee performance in a higher education regulatory board, the study was conducted at the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU). This research used quantitative approach with sample size of 47, TCU workers were purposely selected. Data analysis was conducted using SPSS and descriptive analysis. A detailed discussion on the findings was made based on the responses from the questionnaires and interviews. The study findings revealed that poor performance of the Commission‟s employees is because of unplanned motivation system within the commission. Finding revealed that lack of staff appreciation, recognition, social gathering and lack of assistance when staffs are in hard time financially is the main cause of poor performance of the employee in the Commission. The survey findings shows that majority of the respondents are more motivated when they take part in general meetings and when are given the opportunity to contribute their opinion on the overall Commission policies. In order to enhance employee good performance, the Commission is advised to plan, improve and maintain factor that motivate staff performance so as to perfect customer services to higher learning institutions.

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: 27 Sep 2018 07:53
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2018 07:53
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1914

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