Investigating the Impact of Management by Objective on Workplace Performance in Public Sector Zanzibar.

Mohamed, Muhsin K. (2021) Investigating the Impact of Management by Objective on Workplace Performance in Public Sector Zanzibar. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Management by objective emphasized on how organization can plan their goals through strategic considerations, in recently day management by objective remained as a status symbols within the organization, because most of managers, and other employees not used their time to practice this philosophy, not used their effort to implement this philosophy, also the leadership are not willing to be effectively practiced the philosophy of MBO, so the study focused on investigating the impact of MBO on workplace performance in public sector Zanzibar, through four variables such as managerial participation, performance standards, evaluation of results and challenges of MBO, this study used interviews and questionnaires to collect data from different heads of department, divisions and other employees. Also the study used probability sampling design and purposive sampling design for 49 sample sizes. This study revealed that, evaluations of results and performance standards have more positive impact on impact the workplace performance, because evaluation of result facilitating the performance review such as annual performance review and periodic performance review, the performance standard directed employees on how to performed duty with quality needed by the organization, the performance standards is the source of motivation for those employees who performed better, finally the study concluding that the effectiveness of MBO on impact workplace performance should be necessary to evaluate the results of employees performance, to measure the performance standard of employees, also employees should be participate in administrative system, so participation of employees influence of exchanging knowledge. The study recommended that, the strategies of MBO went hand to hand with motivation strategies, such as intrinsic motivation, and extrinsic motivation. Keywords: Management by Objective; Workplace Performance; Public Sector

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Khadija Katele
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2023 13:11
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023 11:07

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