Effects of OPRAS on Teachers’ Performance at Nzega District Council in Tabora Region

Mabala, Andrew (2021) Effects of OPRAS on Teachers’ Performance at Nzega District Council in Tabora Region. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The study assessed effects of OPRAS on teachers’ performance. This study was conducted at Nzega district council in Tabora region. The specific objectives were; to identify factors affecting the implementation of OPRAS, to assess factors affecting the performance of teachers’, to analyse the relationship between OPRAS and teachers performance. The study employed purposive sampling technique to draw a sample of 150 respondents, whereby 10 field teachers, 10 head teachers, 2 district education officers, 1 chief district inspection officer, 1 district assistant secretary TSC, and 126 teachers . Performance improvement theory was used; questionnaires with closed ended questions were used. Data analyses used were descriptive and correlation methods. Results showed that, limited employment involvement in introduction of OPRAS, poor setting of targets, limited funds, poor management, biasness from supervisors, and late feedbacks after reviews highly influence teacher’s performance. The results also indicated that organizational, managerial, systemic factors, general professional competencies, students’ readiness level and teachers’ mastery of course content were reported to have moderate impacts on teachers’ job performance. The correlation coefficient also shows that in a sample of 150 respondents, there was relationship between OPRAS and teachers performance. Lastly researcher recommended that, future research should focus on employees who are working in government offices to see whether similar findings can be derived. Keywords: OPRAS Implementation, Employee performance, performance appraisal, Nzega District council.

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: 24 Jan 2023 15:40
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023 15:40
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/3507

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