Challenges Facing Human Resources Succession Planning In Tanzania Work Organizations:A Case of Public and Private Work Organizations Based In Dar Es Salaam Region

Mwemezi, Devotha Balthazar (2011) Challenges Facing Human Resources Succession Planning In Tanzania Work Organizations:A Case of Public and Private Work Organizations Based In Dar Es Salaam Region. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study aimed in assessing factors affecting human resource succession planning in the Tanzania public and private organizations. Specifically, the study aimed in finding answers to four objectives. It assessed the extent of human resources succession planning activities in Tanzania work organizations; it also examined the challenges facing human resources succession planning in the Tanzania work organizations. Furthermore, the study assessed the positive factors influencing human resources succession planning in Tanzania work organizations. Finally, the study looked at strategies used for enhancing the application of human resource succession planning in Tanzania work organizations. The study employed questionnaire, key informants, FGDs as well as documentations were used during this study. The study findings indicate that majority of the respondents did not have knowledge on the concept of human resource succession planning and how it works in their organizations. Few organizations surveyed conducted succession planning but how effective and regularly done in the organizations remained questionable. The study finding showed that human resource succession planning played an important role for the organization development. Hence, all organizations should understand the paramount role played by human resource succession planning for their survival. Moreover, various strategies of enhancing human resources succession plans were identified during this study and included attracting and recruiting potential employees, Effective leadership and management development and improving budget was among the strategies identified in enhancing effective human resource succession planning in the surveyed organizations. Furthermore, the study also provides the recommendations of what should be done improving succession planning and this include commitment by management, disseminating information on the importance of the human resource SP e.t.c.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Accounting and Finance
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 07:07
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 13:35
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/280

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