Performance management and work effectiveness among the public employees in Wajir County, Kenya.

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
This research tried to establish effect of performance management on work effectiveness in Wajir County, Kenya. The study was guided by three objectives that included: I) determining the effect of performance improvement on public employees in Wajir County. Kenya, 2) to examine the effect of behavior Management on Work Effectiveness among the Public Employees in Wajir County, and 3) to establish the challenges affecting performance of employees in the public sector departments in Wajir County. The study was guided by descriptive cross-sectional research design which also used questionnaires for data collection. Both primary and secondary sources of data were utilized with a sample size of 273 respondents from a target population of 535 units. The researcher carried out the reliability test using Cronbach's Alpha, to ascertain the internal consistency, and arrived at a Cronbach Alpha coefficient of 0.75 which is an induction of high reliability. The study used descriptive cross-sectional research design to describe what practices existed in current situation according to level of study, and to describe the characteristics of the characteristics of the respondents in terms of age. gender. and economic status. The study dealt with the effect between variables, testing of hypothesis and development of generalizations and use of theories that have universal validity. The study found that most of the respondents were male, above 35 years, at bachelors' degree, married, civil servants, and part time workers. The researcher also found that effect of performance improvement on public employees is high, and that the effect of behavior management on work effectiveness is high as well and also, that the negative effect of the analyzed challenges according to the responses of the respondents is high. The study discovered positive effect between performance management and work effectiveness. The design flowed from the objectives, questions or hypothesis being addressed by the researcher and the methods used to collect data were those which have the greatest practical utility in obtaining the information required.
A research report submitted to the School Of Higher Degrees and Research in partial fulfillment of the Award of Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Management at Kampala International University
Performance, Management, Effectiveness, Work