How Bureaucracy on Performance a Case Study: Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
Author: ASHA RACHEAL
Supervisor: Peter Lugemwa
This study is on bureaucracy and performance at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. Data was collected via a stratified sampling of 132 respondents who completed a 5 point like scale, which has long history of reliability and usage in social science research.
Logistic regression was used to test bureaucracy as independent variable to predict performance as outcome variable. The study found statistically significant Improvement in performance following adoption of bureaucracy at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
Literature was reviewed on bureaucracy and performance and then narrowed down objective by objective in order to appreciate the work of other authors in the study areas and discover if there are gaps.
The specific objective of the study included
i. To find out the effect of hierarchy on performance in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
ii. To find out the effect of specialization on performance in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
iii. To examine the effect of formalization on performance in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
In methodology chapter, a case study design was used with both qualitative and quantitative approaches of data collection. Proportionate stratified sampling and later systematic sampling techniques were used to select 132respondents. Questionnaire method was used in a structured self -administered questionnaire was used as a tool to collect data. The findings were analyzed using SPSS where a positive correlation was established between bureaucracy and performance the dependent variable.