Work-life balance, employee motivation and job performance among secondary school teachers
Nambakire, Hood Dujanah Hood
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This study focused on the relationship between work life balance, employee motivation and job performance among teachers at Namungona Senior Secondary School. The study adopted a correlational study design with a Sample size of 20 respondents. Data was collected from the respondents using a self-administered questionnaire and through Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) data was entered and analyzed. Descriptive statistics showed that 55.0% of the respondents were male and 45.0% were female, majority of the respondents had spent (tenure) between 6-10 years (55.0%) while teaching and minority 11 and above (5.0%). Results from Pearson correlation coefficient further indicated that there was no significant relationship between work life balance and employee motivation (r=.385, p=.093), a significant relationship between employee motivation and job performance (r=.467**, p=.038) and the findings also showed that work life balance and job performance are not significantly related (p=.088, r= .391). Therefore, according to the findings this research offered several recommendations. Since employee motivation and job performance were found significantly relating, one of the recommendations stipulated that employers should develop policies aiming at improving the levels of motivation among their respective employees to eventually improve the current low rates of job performance.