Factors Limiting the Effectiveness of Staff Training and Development within Private Companies in Tanzania: A Case of Kibo Poultry, Moshi

Wambui, Florence (2017) Factors Limiting the Effectiveness of Staff Training and Development within Private Companies in Tanzania: A Case of Kibo Poultry, Moshi. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study examined the factors limiting the effectiveness of staff training and development within the private companies in Tanzania: Kibo Poultry in Moshi municipality was chosen as a case sample in Tanzania. In this study, descriptive design was used. A sample of 92 which is 65 percent of the entire population was obtained by simple random and purposive sampling methods. Data collection instruments used was questionnaires, interviews, observation and documentary sources with a response rate of 84 respondents which is 91 percent of the sample. Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) and Microsoft Excel were used to analyze data using both descriptive statistics and frequency distribution. The study findings revealed among other factors; insufficient funds allocation for training, irregular training needs assessment, training policy not implemented, lack of a Human Resource unit, lack of top management support, favouritism, no learning culture, lack of individual advancement plan and vision among employees, high external training costs and lack of self advancement loans. Recommendations include: Revive and implement clear training policy, provide adequate funds for training, introduce a special unit to deal exclusively with all Human Resource activities with the support of the top management and have proper Training Need Assessment process in place. The government ought to create bodies that will monitor the performance of all training systems in the private companies. Key Words: Development; Effectiveness; Staff; Training.

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: 08 Oct 2018 10:43
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 10:43
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2175

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