The Influence of Staff Welfare on Employee Performance at Public Service Commission in Kenya

Nickson Lumwagi Agusioma, Simon Nyakwara, Evans Mwiti

Abstract


Employees represents the human capital factor in all organizations and embodies all human abilities regardless of the intrinsic or learnt qualities, whose worth could be improved by suitable development investments.  Thus, organizations needs to provide more attractive compensation and qualitative packages to enhance the motivation of the people through incorporation of staff welfare practices. The objective of the study was to determine effect of staff conflict resolution on employee performance at Public Service Commission in Kenya. The specific objectives were to establish the influence of retirement benefits, allowances/benefits, compensation and medical insurance on organization performance the Public Service Commission in Kenya. This research adopted descriptive survey research design approach. The target population in this study comprised of  human resource department, staff welfare/public relations, and general management in the Public Service Commission in Kenya. The study sample size of 141 respondents were selected. The study selected the respondents using stratified proportionate random sampling technique. Data was collected mainly by use of semi structured questionnaires. Correlation and regression analysis were used to achieve the study objectives. The study found that staff welfare was positively and significantly affected employee performance. Therefore an increase in these factors will result in increased accessibility to increased employee performance. The study concludes that staff welfare is essential in creating a sense of recognition and satisfaction among the employees which improves their productivity. It is therefore also concluded that unbiased and competitive employee welfare framework should be established to evade poor employee turnover. The study recommends the managers and human resource practitioners to highly prioritize staff welfare as a key strategic practice in the organizations. Therefore, Human Resource Management is recommended to be undertaken as a tool for ensuring staff welfare are well addressed. It will help them in understanding the issues that affect the employees and their productivity.


Keywords


Retirement benefits, Allowances, Compensation, Medical Insurance, Staff Performance, Public Service Commission in Kenya

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24203/ajbm.v7i5.5967

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