The impact of performance management system on employee productivity : a case study of Kaabong District Local Government

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
There is need to realize the potential of Performance Management System how it impacts on the district’s employees and organizational role players in order to achieve organizational performance. This study will be addressing issues of Performance Management System in the district of Kaabong with its impact on its employees in order to achieve its objective in the town board. The district of Kaabong values driving Performance Management System (PMS). The district of Kaabong believe that they are the heart and soul of our organization in terms of the values. The district fundamental notions of ideal behavior, the set of beliefs upon which decisions are made and actions taken. This included in the Performance Management document since they are guiding the district of Kaabong in the way we implement the process of Performance Management System (PMS). This study will provide an overview of the broad field of Performance Management System and specifically focuses on the employee’s perspective and impact of Performance Management System in the district of Kaabong (DOK). The study objectives are to review role of Human Resource HR regarding the PMS in the District, to also analyze challenges found in the District and make possible recommendations after in order to review the role ofHR department regarding the performance management system and their effects on staff motivation and performance, to analyze challenges that influence PMS and staff motivation in the District of Kaabong with its internal factors. By doing so the study will make recommendations and provide possible solutions to address District of Kaabong performance management and motivation challenges and further more to make sure the critical point about employee performance management is that handing out job descriptions, carrying out staff appraisals and employee PMS is key with managers that can use and understand the system effectively. The performance management process is designed to provide administrative simplicity, maintain mutual respect between managers and employees, and add value to managers’ and employee’s day to day communication about performance and development issues. In order to achieve this objective, a literature review and interviews will be conducted, which will serve as a foundation on which the research will be based on. The qualitative research methodology will be chosen for this research study as it allows for interpretation rather than numbers assigned to their respective categories. In this study we will be addressing the complexities of Performance Management System for Kaabong district local government (KDLG). The district has a vision of becoming a country’s best-class district; the PMS is designed to assist the District of Kaabong in achieving its objectives as set out in the Integrated Development Plans (IDP) thus working towards the achievement of a vision of becoming a country’s better district in the northern region. The research aims will be wanting to answer questions around such as, what is the role of HR department regarding PMS, what are the challenges that influence PMS and staff motivation and what recommendations can be made to address KDLG its PMS motivation challenges because the PMS main aims is to do the process of driving and managing employee’s performance to ensure their contribution to the goals in the organization so that we can develop an understanding of link between the District’s performance and individual’s performance in order we can do the understanding of the planning process in the district.
A research report submitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelor’s Degree of Development Studies of Kampala International University
Performance management, Employee productivity, Kaabong District