Perception of civil servants towards promotion on merit

Rupia, Alice Shibia and Musa, Garashi Hammad and Nandi, Ogodo M. J. and Odera, Odhiambo (2012) Perception of civil servants towards promotion on merit. American International Journal of Contemporary Research, 2 (9). pp. 48-54. ISSN 2162-142X

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Abstract

The study sought to determine the perception of civil servants towards promotion on merit and identify factors
that affect these perceptions. The study also sought to investigate the opinions of staff towards performance
appraisal as a tool of promotion. The study location was in Kakamega Central District, Kenya. A descriptive
research design was adopted for the studyanda sample of 320 civil servants selected by stratified sampling. Data
was collected using questionnaire and content analysis utilized to analyse qualitative questions. The study found
that the civil servants held both positive and negative perceptions towards promotion on merit. The study revealed
that certain factors like length of service, academic qualifications and level of employee affect the perception of
civil servants.


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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2013 13:10
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2017 02:48
Uncontrolled Keywords: Perception, promotion, merit, civil servants, Kenya
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150306 Industrial Relations
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22198

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