THE EFFECT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NAKALOKE TOWN COUNCIL

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ABSTRACT

The study set out to investigate the relationship between motivation and the level of Employee performance. The study had three objectives: to examine the motivation practices used in Nakaloke Town Council, to examine factors affecting Employee performance in Nakaloke Town Council, and to establish the relationship between motivation and Employee performance.

The study used a case study strategy which is College of humanities and social science and an explanatory research design. To achieve the set objectives the study used stratified random sampling in sample selection by grouping the Employees according to management levels. There after simple random sampling was applied to select respondents. A sample of 30 respondents was selected which comprised Employees ofNakaloke Town Council.

The study revealed that Nakaloke Town Council carries out motivation of its Employees in many ways including; provision of fringe benefits, paying bonuses to good workers, giving a sense of responsibility, promotion of consistently good workers and treating the workers equally.

However, the study also revealed that the council does not use motivation tools including; remuneration, training, involvement of Employees in decision making, and rotation of Employees. The study fmiher revealed that motivation is the major factor that affects Employee performance. The study showed a direct strong and positive relationship between Employee motivation and the performance of Nakaloke Town Council employee which is evidenced by the Pearson correlation of(r= 0.823**), significance level =0.01. Conclusively, the researcher found out that motivation has a positive influence on Employee productivity and that if the management of Nakaloke Town Council strengthens their motivation

practices, Employees would perform more excellently hence attaining organizational goals.

The researcher recommends that the Council should always carry out thorough study on the various motivational practices that can motivate the specific Employees such that they can apply the right tools appealing to' the Employees since the council's biggest challenge had been using particular motivational tools which would act as dissatisfies to some Employees.

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APA

Research, S. (2022). THE EFFECT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NAKALOKE TOWN COUNCIL. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-motivation-on-employee-performance-a-case-study-of-nakaloke-town-council

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "THE EFFECT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NAKALOKE TOWN COUNCIL" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-motivation-on-employee-performance-a-case-study-of-nakaloke-town-council. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "THE EFFECT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NAKALOKE TOWN COUNCIL". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-motivation-on-employee-performance-a-case-study-of-nakaloke-town-council >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "THE EFFECT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NAKALOKE TOWN COUNCIL" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 30, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-motivation-on-employee-performance-a-case-study-of-nakaloke-town-council