Talent Management And Performance Of Employees Among Teaching Professionals In Public Secondary Learning Institutions In Kiambu County, Kenya.

ABSTRACT

Attracting, developing and retaining top performing teaching professionals in public

secondary learning institutions is vital. This is because it determines the ability of the

learning institution to achieve its overall target and goals. The general objective of the

study was to investigate talent management and performance of employees among

teaching professionals in public secondary learning institutions in Kiambu County,

Kenya. The study’s specific objectives were to determine the extent to which talent

attraction strategies affects the performance of employees, to determine the effect of

training on employees performance, to establish the effect of talent retention strategies on

employees performance and finally to examine how career advancement influences

employees performance amongst teaching professionals in public secondary learning

institutions in Kiambu County, Kenya. The research utilized equity theory of motivation,

Herzberg's motivation/hygiene theory and acquired needs theories. A descriptive research

design approach was preferred for this study where the targeted population to be studied

was 3617 teaching professionals working in the public secondary learning institutions

within the county government of Kiambu. The sampling technique employed was the

stratified sampling method to obtain a population sample size of 120 respondents.

Primary data used in the study was collected using semi structured questionnaires. The

questionnaires were pilot tested where six (6) respondents were used. This study used

Cronbach’s coefficient alpha to test reliability, where Cronbach coefficient alpha of not

less than 0.7 was adequate and appropriate for evaluation purposes, while validity was

tested using face, content and constructs validity. Self-administered questionnaires were

used on the respondents of the study through household drop-off survey method.

Quantitative data was analyzed using SPSS while qualitative data was analyzed through

content analysis. Results showed that there was a statistically significant positive

relationship between talent attraction, training, talent retention, career advancement and

employee performance. The study concluded that talent attraction, training, talent

retention and career advancement are significant talent management indicators that affect

employees performance amongst teaching professionals in public secondary learning

institutions in Kiambu County, Kenya. The management of public secondary learning

institutions should therefore consider all these indicators for their schools to improve

employee productivity, service delivery and achievement of targets.

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APA

CATHREEN, N (2021). Talent Management And Performance Of Employees Among Teaching Professionals In Public Secondary Learning Institutions In Kiambu County, Kenya.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/talent-management-and-performance-of-employees-among-teaching-professionals-in-public-secondary-learning-institutions-in-kiambu-county-kenya

MLA 8th

CATHREEN, NJAGI "Talent Management And Performance Of Employees Among Teaching Professionals In Public Secondary Learning Institutions In Kiambu County, Kenya." Afribary. Afribary, 31 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/talent-management-and-performance-of-employees-among-teaching-professionals-in-public-secondary-learning-institutions-in-kiambu-county-kenya. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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CATHREEN, NJAGI . "Talent Management And Performance Of Employees Among Teaching Professionals In Public Secondary Learning Institutions In Kiambu County, Kenya.". Afribary, Afribary, 31 May. 2021. Web. 18 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/talent-management-and-performance-of-employees-among-teaching-professionals-in-public-secondary-learning-institutions-in-kiambu-county-kenya >.

Chicago

CATHREEN, NJAGI . "Talent Management And Performance Of Employees Among Teaching Professionals In Public Secondary Learning Institutions In Kiambu County, Kenya." Afribary (2021). Accessed June 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/talent-management-and-performance-of-employees-among-teaching-professionals-in-public-secondary-learning-institutions-in-kiambu-county-kenya