Reward and employee performance: a case study of Nansana town council Wakiso district

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Kampala International University, School of Business and Management
The study was about reward and employee performance in Nasana Town. The problem was that the reward system in Nasana town council is not fair hence it may have affected performance. Study purpose was to establish the relationship between rewards and employee performance in Nasana town council. The study objectives were to: identify the forms ofrewards used, establish the effects of rewards on employee performance and to establish the possible solutions to the problem of poor rewarding systems in N asana Town council, Wakiso district. Both qualitative and quantitative research designs were used in the course of the study. The study findings showed the following: There is use of both financial and non financial rewards however; the mostly used one is financial rewards. The use of rewards had significant effects on performance of employees in Nasana Town council , Wakiso district. Through the study, it was discovered that there should be a sound system in Nasana Town council, to make the employees perform better at the work place. In conclusion both financial and non financial rewards are used in Nasana Town council, Wakiso district. It was discovered that rewards have both positive and negative effects on the performance of employees in Nasana Town council, the solutions to poor rewarding systems in town council is through consideration of payment according to the level of education and having equitable system of payment. The study recommendations were, Nasana Town council should introduce payment system based on the level of education that an employee has attained, equitable system of paying employees for better performance. It should consider also other factors such as seniority of an employee, performance of an employee due to the effort invested into task accomplishment, age and family background
A research report submitted to the School of Business and Management in partial fulfillment for the Award of Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management of Kampala International University
employee performance, Reward