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African Journal of Biomedical Research

The Role of Reward Management Practices on Teachers’ Performance in selected Private Secondary Schools in Busiro County, Wakiso District (Uganda)

Authors: Aisa Muhamad

Journal: African Journal of Biomedical Research

The global financial crisis, inflationary situation in Africa and competition among private organizations necessitated the innovation of other means of attracting, retaining and training teachers in computer skills. The study explored the use of non-monetary reward on teachers’ performance in the selected private secondary schools in Busiro County, Wakiso District. The study was guided by the following objectives: to establish different non-monetary incentives offered to teachers; analyze the challenges faced by head teachers in implementing the non-monetary rewards; establish relationship between non-monetary rewards and teacher performances; and establish the relationship between ICT and teacher performance; The study used mainly qualitative research design complemented with quantitative paradigm where 45 questionnaires were distributed to participant. Interview guide was used to collect information from a total of 55 participants. Focus group discussions were carried out. SPSS was used to analyze the quantitative data. Frequency tables, pie charts and graphs were used to present data. From the study conducted, only 6.7% of the schools offered food baskets while 8.9% of the schools offered medical facilities, 4.4% training and development and 11.1% certificates yet over 70% preferred non-monetary rewards. Pearson correlation analysis established that ICT has a positive statistics significant relationship with teachers’ performance at 99% (r = 0.230, P value = 0.001). Managers in the schools should provide ICT facilities to teachers to yield higher productivity