IMPACT OF MANAGEMENT DECISIONS ON WORKERS’ PERFORMANCE

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IMPACT OF MANAGEMENT DECISIONS ON WORKERS’ PERFORMANCE

 

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this research work is to highlight the impact of management of decision on workers performance. In today’s world, organisations are faced with thousands of decisions daily, and how they make these decisions will have a huge impact on their financial status (Forrester, 2003:44). These decisions set the tone for the entire organisation in terms of image, profits and customer service. That is why it is very important that organisations adopt best practices and execute good judgment when it comes to making decisions. Specifically, the study aimed to pursue the following objectives: to determine the effect management remuneration decision on workers performance, to identify the influence promotion decision on workers performance, to ascertain the how employees involvements in management decision affect workers performance, to evaluate the effect of effective decision making of training and development on workers performance. The study had a population size of 1,210, out of which a sample size of 303 was realised using Taro Yamene formula at 5% error to tolerance and 95 % level of confidence. Instrument used for data collection was primarily questionnaire and interview. The total numbers of 303 copies of the questionnaire were distributed while 283 copies were returned. The descriptive research design was adopted for the study. Four hypotheses were tested using Pearson’s moment correlation coefficient, chi-square (x2) and Z- test statistical tools. The findings indicate that Management decisions on worker remuneration significantly affect workers’ performance in manufacturing firm. Promotion positively influence workers performance in manufacturing firms, Employees involvements in management decision significantly affect workers performance in manufacturing firms, Training and development significantly affect workers. The study concluded that organizations are faced with thousands of decision on a daily basis, and how they handle and process these decision could have a substantial impact on their financial status and Wellbeing of workers. The study recommends that Organizations should make quality decision not considering the financial implication.

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