Employee Development And Organizational Performance Of Unilever Tea Kenya Ltd In Kericho County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The study was prompted by the fact that performance is a challenge to many organizations. It is hard to achieve the desired levels of performance hence the need to use human resource tools such as employee development. The study aimed at examining the effect of employee Development on performance with specific reference to the Unilever Kenya limited in Kericho County. The study was driven by the following objectives; to evaluate the influence of training, the effect of mentoring, the influence of participation and the influence of delegation on the organization performance. The findings are to be of great help to: tea firms in formulating employee development policies; it helps employees in the tea sector in their career development and human resource practitioners in formulating human resource development programs. It is to be of great importance to the researchers. The main theory the study used was the Human Relations theory. The study also used Human Resource Management and Resource based view Theories. The research design that was adopted was descriptive research design. The target population was 696 employees of Unilever Tea Kenya limited. Stratified and simple random sampling techniques were used. To obtain primary data questionnaires with both structured and unstructured questions were used. Descriptive and inferential statistics were both used in analysis. The findings indicated that there exist significant effect between employee development and the performance of the organization. Training and mentorship were significant in contributing to the performance and participation and delegation were not significant in affecting the performance. Productivity, cost, innovation and task completion level play significant importance in performance of the organization. In conclusion the performance of the organization is affected by employee development. The study recommends that the organization should input more on training and mentorship in employee development in order to improve overall organization performance.

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APA

CHERONO, J (2021). Employee Development And Organizational Performance Of Unilever Tea Kenya Ltd In Kericho County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/employee-development-and-organizational-performance-of-unilever-tea-kenya-ltd-in-kericho-county

MLA 8th

CHERONO, JOAN "Employee Development And Organizational Performance Of Unilever Tea Kenya Ltd In Kericho County" Afribary. Afribary, 28 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/employee-development-and-organizational-performance-of-unilever-tea-kenya-ltd-in-kericho-county. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

MLA7

CHERONO, JOAN . "Employee Development And Organizational Performance Of Unilever Tea Kenya Ltd In Kericho County". Afribary, Afribary, 28 May. 2021. Web. 28 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/employee-development-and-organizational-performance-of-unilever-tea-kenya-ltd-in-kericho-county >.

Chicago

CHERONO, JOAN . "Employee Development And Organizational Performance Of Unilever Tea Kenya Ltd In Kericho County" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 28, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/employee-development-and-organizational-performance-of-unilever-tea-kenya-ltd-in-kericho-county