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Title: Performance appraisal and work productivity of administrative staff in selected secondary schools in Lira Municipality, Northern Uganda
Authors: Epuitai, John Wilson
Keywords: Performance appraisal
Work productivity
Administrative staff
Secondary schools
Lira Municipality
Northern Uganda
Issue Date: Oct-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to establish whether there is a significant relationship between Performance appraisal and Work Productivity. It was guided by five specific objectives, which included: i) to determine the demographic characteristics of respondents in terms of gender, age, highest education qualification, field of specialization, terms of employment, experience in service, marital status and appointment authority, ii) to determine the level of Performance appraisal; iii) to determine the level of Work Productivity, iv) to establish whether there is a significant difference between work Productivity and gender among the administrative staff in selected Secondary Schools in Lira municipality, Northern Uganda, v) Significant relationship between performance appraisal and the levels of work productivity of administrative staff in selected secondary schools in Lira municipality. The study employed descriptive, comparative and correlational survey designs, to describe, compare and correlate between performance appraisal and work productivity of administrative staff. The researcher used Questionnaires were used in collecting the data. The findings indicated that most respondents were male (60%), between 25-29 years of age, over 40% were Bachelor's degree holders and these specialized in teaching (65%), over 60% had contract jobs and these had an experience of 6-10 years (50%), 55% were single and were appointed by Public service commission (50%). The level of Performance appraisal is generally low and this was indicated by the average mean of 2.44, the level of work Productivity was also found to be generally low with the overall mean of 2.40, indicated a negative significant difference between work Productivity and gender among the administrative staff in selected Secondary Schools in Lira municipality, Northern Uganda, ar,d a positive significant relationship, positive significant correlations between Performance appraisal and Work Productivity, since the sig. value was less than or equal to 0.05. From the findings and the conclusions of the study, the researcher recommends there is need to uplift the competencies of Administrative Staff in selected Secondary Schools in Lira municipality, Northern Uganda since most of them were found to be bachelors' degree holders not masters, there is need to train more females in order to close the gap that is there between male and female administrative staff in selected Secondary Schools in Lira municipality, the management should still provide the administrative staff with adequate accommodation near the school to enable them do their work best ,the management should try to give financial support to administrative staff who want to go for fu1ther education and this can be in terms of salary loans and bonuses, and the management should make working resources available to the administrative staff in selected Secondary Schools in Lira municipality.
Description: A Thesis Submitted to the College of Higher Degrees and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of a Master of Educational Management and Administration
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/11351
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