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Title: Work environment on staff performance in Mandera Town Council, Kenya
Authors: Mohammed Ahmed, Arm
Keywords: Work environment
Staff performance
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, school of Economics and Management
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between Mwork environment and staff performance in Mandera town council, Kenya. The study targeted the employees of Mandera town council and the civic Mleaders of Mandera town council. The specific objectives of the study were to examine how physical environmental factors are adversely affecting staff and civic leaders performance, determine how the nonphysical work environment factors affects the performance of the staff and civic leaders and establish the relationship between work environment and staff and civic leaders performance in Mandera Town Council in Kenya. Questionnaires and focus group discussion were applied to collect data from the respondents selected purposively from all the five sectors. The findings of the study indicated that physical work environments like inadequate office space, inadequate working tools and equipment’s, high intensity of sun’s scourge and lighting system and nonphysical environments like low Education level, biased promotions and staff recruitment, lack of health insurance scheme, and poor staff motivation adversely affected the performance of the staff. The study recommended all-inclusive decision making, improve recruitment and promotion policies by basing on the individuals merit of performance and qualification. It also recommended the council to come up with up with a medical scheme programmed for the council staff. The ministry of local government should introduce minimal education requirement for election and
Description: A Thesis Presented to the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Business Administration
Appears in Collections:Master of Business Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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