Employee motivation, job satisfaction and employee performance a case study of Mbale district local government
Amollo, Mariah Kiracho
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This study aimed at investigating if there was relationship between motivation, job satisfaction and employee performance among the staff of Mbale district local government. The study involved a sample of 52 male and female respondents from Mbale district local government. Across sectional survey design and a correlation research was used. The data was collected using questionnaires from respondents’ selected using simple random sampling. the study findings established that there was a significant relationship between motivation and job satisfaction since (r=.728** and p=.000, therefore p<0.01, there is no significant relationship between job satisfaction and employee performance of employees (r =.103 and p=.469, therefore p >0.01) and there is no significant relationship between employee motivation and employee performance since (r =.142 and p=.315, therefore p>0.01). Seeing that Motivation may greatly impact on Job Satisfaction, Mbale District Local Government should strive to find more other ways to boost Job Satisfaction of their staff. Favourable motivation initiatives may induce high levels of job satisfaction among employees. These motivation initiatives may be both intrinsic and extrinsic. This study settles for both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation as the combinations that may spurs employees to high levels of job satisfaction.