The Role of Motivation on Employee Performance in Tanzania: The Case of Ministry of Water

Mtui, Denis Abel (2016) The Role of Motivation on Employee Performance in Tanzania: The Case of Ministry of Water. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The point aim of this study was to assess the role of motivation on employees performance in Tanzania; the case study of Ministry of Water (MoW). Specifically the study aimed at determining the motivational packages that stimulate employee performance, to evaluate motivational technique that might be used by different organization that bust up performance and to evaluate performance that attributed by motivational factors in the organization. The study employed both qualitative and quantitative techniques where by a sample size of 50 respondents that are staffs from four major departments (information technology department, finance department as well as procurement department and human resource department) under the Ministry of water in Tanzania were interviewed. The study found out that that promotion, paying for performance, involvement and participation competence, skill or contribution as well as allowance and sharing in the success of the organization are among motivational tools which are more useful and influence performance in the Ministry of Water. When respondents were asked on the usefulness of the reward system used in the ministry of water most of them argued that the motivation system used is very good. The study furthered found out that majority of employees under the Ministry of Water do receive various incentives as the motivation tools for their excellent performance. The study recommends that in order to reduce job dissatisfaction the government of Tanzania should formulate human resources policies to cater for employees needs. Generally, policies should take into account the difficulties under which employee live and work. The government should endeavor to include policies that value effort and commitment of workers and reward them accordingly to how they apply their knowledge and competencies.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 07:03
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 07:03

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