The Role of Trade Union Practices in Improving Workers’ Performance in Tanzania: A Case Study of TUICO Head Office – Dar es Salaam

Chanzi, Shaibu Saidi (2017) The Role of Trade Union Practices in Improving Workers’ Performance in Tanzania: A Case Study of TUICO Head Office – Dar es Salaam. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study was designed to examine the role of trade unions practices in improving the workers’ performance in Tanzania. The study was carried out in Dar es Salaam. Workers performance in Tanzania seems to face some challenges while there are organs such Trade Unions which can be used as the means to improve workers performance in Tanzania. The objectives of the study were, to assess how trade union practices motivated workers’ performance, to identify how trade union practices affected workers’ performance and to explain the relationship between trade union activities and workers’ performance. The case study design was adopted using a sample consisting of 100 respondents who were union members and leaders. In collecting primary data, the study used questionnaires and interview tools, the descriptive data analysis was used to analyze data, and table and figures were used to present data. Seventy-seven out of the 100 trade union members responded to the questionnaires and the data was analyzed descriptively. The study found out that collective bargaining meeting, Training to workers, Good working condition and good relation between workers and trade unions leaders could be used as the ways of influencing workers’ performance. The study concluded that through providing training, improving working condition and by using collective bargaining meetings between trade unions and employers, where various matters are discussed for the benefit of workers’ performance. The performance of workers can be improved Trade unions should make sure that the meetings of collective bargaining were conducted in every year and should have positive outcomes to workers’ performance.

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: 05 Oct 2018 16:42
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2018 16:42
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2110

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