Influence of Motivation on employees retention in Public Organizations ; A case study of Tanzania Ports Authority

Mttoi, Dorice Alex (2013) Influence of Motivation on employees retention in Public Organizations ; A case study of Tanzania Ports Authority. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study is aimed to explore the influence of Motivation on employee retention in public organization. Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) was used as a case. The research methodology employed by this dissertation included both primary and secondary data. Structured questionnaires and interview were exploited to collect Data. Data analysis was done using multivariate techniques with help of statistical packages. Different motivation factors and employee retention theories were discussed to guide the Study. The findings show that motivation factors are vital instrument of retaining employees in public Organization. In summary finding of this study reveals that 97.4% of respondent agreed that job security as influence of employee retentions, 93.4% agree with increase salaries, 80.7 % with responsibilities while 72.4% agreed with working environments. According to the finding of this study, TPA management is recommended to make improvements in several aspects. First to create employees awareness about all human resources strategies initiated by let them known. Most of HR strategies initiated are not known especially those issues concerned employee’s motivation. Secondly, indentify other motivations factors which also are vital to employee’s retentions. Thirdly management is asked to create employee involvements in the initial stage of setting employees retention strategies. Lastly is recommended to review those rules and regulations those which led to controversial to the HR strategies especially those which leading to employees motivations.

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: 14 Jan 2016 11:59
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 11:59
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/855

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