Work Environment on Staff Performance in Mandela Town Council, Kenya

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Kampala International University, masters of business administration
The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between work environment and staff performance in Nandera town council, Kenya. The study targeted the employees of Mandera town council and the civic leaders 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 non physical 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 requirements, high intensity of sun’s scourge and lighting system and non physical 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
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
Work Environment on Staff Performance, Mandela Town Council