The Influence of Rewards on Police Officers’ Performance: A Case of Moshi Municipality, Tanzania

Protus,, Prisca (2018) The Influence of Rewards on Police Officers’ Performance: A Case of Moshi Municipality, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The study examined the Influence of Rewards on Police Officers’ Performance, a Case of Moshi Municipality, Tanzania. Today organizations are showing a high degree of commitment towards reinforcement of rewards practices which are associated with the retaining and motivating employees. The study used a quantitative paradigm based on cross sectional survey design. A sample of 104 police officers from a population of 504. To get this sample the researcher use simple random sampling and purposive sampling. Questionnaire and interview schedule proposed used as the main instruments of data collection. Descriptive statistics was used to analyze data while test-retest method was used to test reliability of instruments. All these were done under the aid of Statistical package for Social Sciences version 22. It was found that bonuses are given almost frequently in terms of monthly bonuses, holiday and official celebration bonuses. Others are being paid to the Senior Police Officers especial once attending the meetings. The major problem; officers consider bonuses as a part of salary and they do not notice if it is a reward, also the criteria used in rewarding system like accomplishment with good performance of special duty, education, Trustful and obedience is slightly or moderate has influenced the police officers performance. To the extend this attract qualified people to join the police force, efficiency and motivate employees to attain high levels of performance. The challenges facing reward system in police officers are like insufficient budget, biasness and discrimination, tribalism and favoritism. The study suggest that education should be provided, having ingredient such as efficiency and honestly as well as there still a need to initiate reward seminars and workshops to make them aware on the general rewarding procedures.

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: 04 Mar 2020 12:37
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2020 12:37

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