International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | Kenya | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015


Motivation as a Determinant of Stress and Its Effect on Employee Performance in Public Universities in Kenya

Rev. John Karihe, Prof. Namusonge, DR. Mike Iravo


Abstract: This study focussed on assessing the influence of motivation on occupational stress and performance of workers in public universities in Kenya. The study employed Cross-sectional descriptive research design. The target population included 12, 805 workers in three selected universities JKUAT, UON and KU. Cluster sampling was used to select 384 academic, administrative and operative staff from the target population. Questionnaires were used to collect data. The study found out that there was a statistically significant influence of Worker-s motivation on Employee performance. The study recommends future study on other universities and attention of the management of public universities towards employee motivation.


Keywords: Motivation, Performance, Occupational Stress, Determinant


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,


Pages: 415 - 421


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Rev. John Karihe, Prof. Namusonge, DR. Mike Iravo, "Motivation as a Determinant of Stress and Its Effect on Employee Performance in Public Universities in Kenya", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB154108, Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015, 415 - 421

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