Protestant work ethic and job performance among staffs of Counter Terrorism Directorate Uganda Police Force
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The present study aimed at investigating the relationship between Protestant work ethic (PWE) and job performance among staff at police counter terrorism headquarters. This was guided by three objectives and two research questions which were (1) To find out the levels of protestant work ethic, (2) To find out the levels of job performance and (3) To find out the relationship between protestant work ethic and job performance. The sample consisted of 71 police officers who were selected using simple random sampling technique. The researcher, also hypothesized that Protestant work ethic (PWE) would not be significantly related to higher levels of Job performance. Additionally, research questions were answered using frequencies and percentages while the hypothesis was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 21 software. Findings revealed that staff were high on both variables (Protestant work ethic and job performance). It was also concluded that there was a positive significant relationship between protestant work ethic and job performance meaning that those with higher PWE scores tend to gain a greater vote of confidence which translated into higher productivity or performance. It was recommended that protestant work ethic behavior be maintained by employees and management to create a more friendly environment that encourages protestant ethical behavior in order to enhance high productivity/performance.