Work environment on staff performance in Mandera Town Council, Kenya

Thumbnail Image
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Kampala International University. College of Economics and Management
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 equipments, 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. The study recommended all inclusive decision making, improve recruitment and promotion policies by basing on the individual merit of performance and qualification. It also recommended the council to come up with up with a medical scheme programmed for the council staff. The ministry of local government should introduce minimal education requirement for election and
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, Staff performance