The influence of job involvement on employee performance among lecturers in public universities a case of Makerere University Kampala Uganda
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The purpose of this study was to find out the relationship between job involvement and employee performance among Makerere University lecturers in Kampala (Uganda). The study was guided by three objectives and these were; to find out the levels of Job involvement among Makerere University lecturers, to find out the levels of Employee performance among Makerere academic staff and to find out if job involvement and employee performance are significantly related. Furthermore, the study was also guided by a null hypothesis which stated that “Job involvement and Employee performance are significantly related”. The sample size comprised of 214 respondents from selected schools however, only 50 respondents were sampled out using the non-random sampling technique specifically accidental sampling technique. Analysis was run using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 21 to establish correlation coefficient. The findings revealed that both job involvement and employee performance levels were fairly high and it was concluded that there is a significant relationship between Job Involvement and Employee Performance. Recommendations basing on the findings, more research should be done in this area to further approve these findings, additionally, for high job involvement attainment, the university should avail information to all its employees, encourage them and also give them an opportunity to make remarkable contributions, focusing on the most urgent needed resources such as timely salary payments and increments, appropriate recognition, avoid discriminated promotions, ensuring academic staff offices have good, reasonable furniture and enough space among others, and give them a chance to participate in matters that concern their work and rewards.