The effects of performance appraisal on Bamburi cement's employees. Mombasa District, Kenya.

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The study was about an analysis of the effects of performance appraisal on Employee performance, a case study of Bamburi Cement Limited, Head Office, Mombasa Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were; to evaluate the relationships between goals and employee performance, to examine the effects of performance appraisal on employee performance and to assess the impact of rewards on employee performance. Performance appraisal is paramount to establish a high performance culture in which individuals and teams take responsibility for the continuous improvement of business processes and for their own skills coi tributilm within a framework provided by effective leadership. Hence, Bamburi Cement has been failing to retain its employees. There are unproductive behaviors such as absenteeism, low production and lack of employee commitment. This is evidenced by high labor turnover of staff for greener pastures. This might cu use a reduction in organizational effectiveness and the organization may not be able to stand competition from other organizations in the industry. The study used a case study as a research design. In data collect.ion the researcher employed a cross sectional survey through the admirnstraLioc. ur questionnaires. It was recommended that organization's strategic goals should communicated and explained to all employees and linked to their individual specific objectives and for goals to be 'SMART', they must be discussed, understood and agreed. All employees must be appraised and rated accu1ding to the existing policies. Participatory appraisals should be strongly encouraged and appraisals should be conducted more frequently.
A research proposal submitted to the school of business and management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Bachelor's Degree in Human resource management of Kampala International University
Performance appraisal, Bamburi cement's employees, Kenya.