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Title: Employee rewarding and staff performance in Uganda : a case study of Uganda clays limited in Wakiso district
Authors: Simon, Itaaga
Keywords: Employee rewarding
Staff performance
Uganda Clays Limited
Wakiso District
Issue Date: Apr-2015
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The main purpose of the study was to examine staff performance and employee rewarding using a case study of Uganda Clays Kajjansi limited. The study was guided by three objectives including: To identify the different types of rewarding systems being used by Uganda clays Kajjansi Limited. To establish the effects of employee rewarding on staff performance in Uganda clays Kajjansi limited. To establish the relationship between employee rewarding and staff performance in Uganda clays Kajjansi limited. The study used a sample size of45 respondents from the various departments such as Production department, marketing department, sales department, accounting department and top management through interviews and filling in questionnaires. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and tables. The study findings revealed the management at Uganda clays limited was using reward systems such as, increased pay, Bonuses, Recognition, Profit Sharing, over time pay and Promotions. The study findings also revealed that rewarding systems have both positive and negative effects on staff performance. The positive effects included increased Job commitment; Empowerment of employees, reduced labor turns over, Job satisfaction and increased productivity. In addition, the negative effects included increased costs of production and unfairness in the rewarding system. The study findings also revealed that there was a strong relationship between employees rewarding and staff performance .The study recommended in designing a reward program, the management needs to separate the salary or merit pay system from the reward system. In order to reap benefits such as increased productivity, the management designing a reward program must identify company or group goals to be reached and the behaviors or performance that will contribute to this. The study further recommended that the management at Uganda clays Kajjansi has to make sure in measuring performance to ensure that the different programs pays off in terms of organizational goals. The study further suggested research on the different need to separate the salary or merit pay system from the reward system to separate financial rewards from the non-financial rewards.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the College of Humanities and Social sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/4607
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