Role Of Selected Institutional Factors On Job Satisfaction Of Employees In Nyeri County Government, Kenya

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dc.contributor.author Wangechi, Brendah
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-13T10:43:09Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-13T10:43:09Z
dc.date.issued 2018-08
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.dkut.ac.ke:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/4602
dc.description.abstract Devolution in Kenya took shape in 2013 after the general elections. This was in effect to the promulgated Kenyan 2010 constitution. There are 47 county governors who were elected and this changed the structure from the national government to the county government. These changed the formal scheme of relations, communications, decision making processes, procedures and systems which allow an organization to develop its functions and achieve its objectives. These could affect the employee job satisfaction. This study is set out to explore the underlying drivers of employee satisfaction in Nyeri County Government.The specific objectives of the study include: to examine the influence of organization structure on employee job satisfaction in Nyeri County government; to examine the extent to which organizational culture influences job satisfaction of employees in Nyeri County government and to explore the influence of rewards on employee job satisfaction in Nyeri County government. This research problem was best studied through the use of a descriptive design. Systematic sampling was used to select the sample. The target population for this study was 162 employees of Nyeri County government. A self-administered, questionnaire was used to collect data from the target respondents. Data that was analyzed was obtained from 133 respondents out of the targeted 162 achieving 82.1% response rate. Frequencies and percentages were generated from the data and presented using frequency distribution tables while multiple regression analysis was done to establish relationship of each parameter of the independent variables in the study. The results indicated that organizational culture and reward had positive and significant effect on employee job satisfaction in Nyeri County Government. Organization structure had positive but insignificant effect on employee job satisfaction in Nyeri County Government. The study recommends that County government should develop organizational culture programs which have to be implemented at all levels of the organizations. In addition, County government should review staff rewards by comparing how their counterpart are being rewarded in private sector in order to increase job satisfaction in County Government. Future research could focus on other types of composition variables that influence of employee job satisfaction in Nyeri County government. In addition, future researcher could find out the challenges Nyeri County government face when addressing factors affecting employee job satisfaction en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Role Of Selected Institutional Factors On Job Satisfaction Of Employees In Nyeri County Government, Kenya en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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