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Title: The effects of work environment on employees productivity in government organizations. A case study of Obuasi Municipal Assembly
Authors: Manu, Christian Addai
Issue Date: 13-Oct-2016
Abstract: The study sought to investigate the effects of work environment on employee’s productivity in government organizations in Obuasi Municipality. The research design for this study was the survey research design to assess the relationship between work environment and employee’s productivity at Obuasi Municipal Assembly. Thus, the population of the study comprised all employees of Obuasi Municipal Assembly. The Assembly which has total staff strength of 255 employees was used as the case study. In an attempt to realize the objectives of the study, 100 questionnaires were administered to the employees of Obuasi Municipal Assembly. In order to ensure that all the strata of the population were fairly represented and all cases within each stratum had equal chance of being selected, stratified random sampling was used to select a sample of 100 employees for this research. A response rate of 78% was achieved. The data collected from the employees was analyzed using multiple regression and descriptive statistics. It was found that, each of the components that define work environment were statistically significant to productivity of the Municipal Assembly. However, the social work environment of employees of Obuasi Municipal Assembly was the most conducive work environment at Obuasi Municipal Assembly and the psychological environment of the Assembly was least conducive. In the end, work environment at Obuasi Municipal Assembly was statistically significant to the productivity of employees at the Municipal Assembly. It was among other things recommended that for the productivity of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly to be enhanced, the Assembly must improve upon its psychological environment so as to improve upon the psychological health of its employees.
Description: A dissertation presented to The Department of Marketing and Corporate Strategy, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Business Administration (Strategic Management and Management Consulting), 2015
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/9246
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