Assessment of the Effects of Professional Diverging on Work Performance: A Case of Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA)- Dar es Salaam Zone.

Msue, Hermenegild Vitalis (2018) Assessment of the Effects of Professional Diverging on Work Performance: A Case of Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA)- Dar es Salaam Zone. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study aimed at assessing the Effects of Professional Diverging on Work Performance in Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA). The study has focused on identifying the factors affecting career choices of college students enrolled at VETA institutions, examining the factors that influence VETA students to deviate their professionals after their studies, examining the extent to which the employees have adequate knowledge regarding professional diverging on work performance and examining the parent‟s attitude towards professional diverging on work performance. The study used a sample of 100 respondents and employed cross sectional exploratory survey design. Both simple random sampling and purposive sampling were employed to select a sample. Questionnaires with open and closed end questions as well as 5 likert scale were employed while semi structured interview was also used. The study has revealed that several factors like interested on the course, advises from experts, opportunities to get a good job after completing the studies, anticipation of a good pay in future, ability for a family to finance a student and easy of the course motivate students to choose the career for study. Furthermore, it was revealed that several factors like unemployment, low payment obtained from job, lack of starting capital, income inequalities and few industries having few employment opportunities influence graduands to deviate from their professional careers. It was recommended that the ministry of works and youth should find job opportunities to accommodate graduands with variety of professional careers.

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: 03 Oct 2018 16:06
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2018 16:06
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2037

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