Effects of Employee Resourcing and Development Practices on Organization Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Rachuonyo South Sub County

Ambrose Kemboi, Philip Onyango

Abstract


Research findings on the relationship between employee resourcing and development practices have yielded inconsistent and inconclusive results. Furthermore most of these studies have investigated employee resourcing and development independently. In addition to this, literature on the relationship between the variables is wanting. The study therefore sought to determine whether a statistical relationship exists between employee resourcing and organization performance using samples drawn from public Secondary Schools in Rachuonyo South Sub County. The study adopted structured questionnaire to collect data from the 270 stratified sampled respondents. The study found employee resourcing to correlated (r=0.134) with organization performance. However the relationship was insignificant (p=0.163). The study also found out that employee training and development policies positively and significant affects organizational performance.


Keywords


Employee resourcing, development, organization performance, secondary school, training.

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