Rewards and Work Commitment of Teachers in Selected Primary Schools in Kibwezi Division, Makueni County-Kenya

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ABSTRACT 

The study was about reward and work commitment of teachers in selected primary schools in Kibwezi division Makueni county- Kenya. The study was guided by the following objectives, to determine the profile of the respondents, to determine the levels of work commitment and to establish if there was significant relationship between the extent of words and level of teacher commitment. The respondents of the study were selected teachers in the division. The study employed descriptive correlation design, a total of one hundred and eighty seven (187) teachers were involved in filling the questionnaires. The statistical parameters utilized were the frequency and percentage distribution for the profile of the students, the mean for the extent of rewards and Pearson correlation co efficient for the significant relationship in the level of rewards and the level of work of commitment of teachers. The finding of the study were as follows: most of the respondents were in middle age, ranging from 31-40 years, majority of the respondents were male. In terms of education, majority of the respondents had bachelors’ degree. The position held in the school the majority of them were deputy head teachers. Many of the teachers had stagnated in the same position for a period of 6-10 years. The extent of rewards were rated fairly satisfactory based on the means (1.9). To some extent rewards contributed to teacher’s commitment to work. There was significant relationship between the extent of rewards and the level of teacher commitment since the majority were committed to their duty. The researcher recommended that teachers should be well remunerated to be committed in nation building.



Table of Contents

DECLARATION A

DECLARATION B ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDG EM ENT iv

ABSTRACT v

LIST OF TABLES ix

CHAPTER ONE 1

PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE 1

Background of the study 1

Statement of the Problem 2

Purpose 3

Research question 4

Scope of the study 5

Geographical scope 5

Theoretical Scope 5

Content Scope 5

Time Scope 5

Significance of the study 5

Operational definition of key terms 6

CHAPTER TWO 7

LITERATURE REVIEW 7

Concepts, Opinions, Ideas from Authors/experts 7

Reasons for Rewarding 9

Necessity for Rewards 9

Indicators of remuneration 10

Theoretical Perspectives 12

Related studies 13

CHAPTER THREE 15

METHODOLOGY 15

Research design 15

Study population 15

Sample size 15

Sampling Procedures 16

Research instruments 16

Validity and reliability of the materials 16

Data analysis 16

Ethical Considerations 18

Limitations of the study 18

CHAPTER FOUR 20

DATA PRESENTATION, INTERPRETATION AND ANALYSIS 20

CHAPTER FIVE 26

FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 26

Findings 26

Extent of rewards 26

Level of teacher commitment 26

Significant relationship between the extent of rewards and level of teacher

commitment. 27

Conclusion 27

Recommendation 28

Limitations of the study 28

Areas for further research 29

REFERENCES 30

APPENDIX I 33

TRANSMITAL LETTER 33

APPENDIX II 35

INFORMED CONSENT 35

APPENDIX III 36

Clearance from ethics committee 36

APPENDIX IV: 37

RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS 37

RESEARCHER’S CURICULLUM VITAE 40


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APA

Consults, E. & STEPHEN, M (2023). Rewards and Work Commitment of Teachers in Selected Primary Schools in Kibwezi Division, Makueni County-Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/rewards-and-work-commitment-of-teachers-in-selected-primary-schools-in-kibwezi-division-makueni-county-kenya

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Consults, Education, and MUSILA STEPHEN "Rewards and Work Commitment of Teachers in Selected Primary Schools in Kibwezi Division, Makueni County-Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 10 Jan. 2023, https://afribary.com/works/rewards-and-work-commitment-of-teachers-in-selected-primary-schools-in-kibwezi-division-makueni-county-kenya. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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Consults, Education, and MUSILA STEPHEN . "Rewards and Work Commitment of Teachers in Selected Primary Schools in Kibwezi Division, Makueni County-Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 10 Jan. 2023. Web. 31 Jan. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/rewards-and-work-commitment-of-teachers-in-selected-primary-schools-in-kibwezi-division-makueni-county-kenya >.

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Consults, Education and STEPHEN, MUSILA . "Rewards and Work Commitment of Teachers in Selected Primary Schools in Kibwezi Division, Makueni County-Kenya" Afribary (2023). Accessed January 31, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/rewards-and-work-commitment-of-teachers-in-selected-primary-schools-in-kibwezi-division-makueni-county-kenya