Non-Monetary reward and employee performance in University teaching hospital of Kigali

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and social sciences.
This study entitled “non-monetary rewards and employee performance in University teaching hospital of Kigali (UTHK). Turnover of qualified employees and remaining staffs who have organizational citizenship behavior have been demotivated which can influence employee performance was the main problem of this research. The study was carried out basing on four specific objectives: to identify respondents’ demographical characteristics; to determine the degree of non-monetary reward; to establish the level of employee performance; and then to determine if there is a significant relationship between the degree of non-monetary reward and the level of employee performance in UTHK. The descriptive research design method was used in this study. It involves using questionnaire in collecting data from the respondents and both quantitative and qualitative research designs were used for data analysis The SPAS was used to analyze all data. The study population comprised 714 employees of UTHK from which sample size of 256 respondents was chosen, using systematic random sampling method. The data were expressed into tables and were processed using frequency distribution, means and Pearson’s Linear Correlation Coefficient. The research findings stated that non-monetary rewards were indispensable to improve employee performance because there is a positive correlation in all instances. Therefore, the null hypothesis has been rejected. The researcher recommended establishing an effective system of non-monetary rewards as a tool of employee motivation for good performance,
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 of Master's of Arts in Human Resource Management
Non-Monetary reward, Employee performance, University teaching hospital, Kigali