Performance Appraisal and Employee Performance a Case of Bank of Uganda
Author: NAKAJJE WINNIE
Supervisor: Jacinta Bwegyeme Kobusingye
This project aimed at examining the effect performance appraisal on employee performance. Performance appraisal is the periodic evaluation of an employee’s performance measured against the job’s stated or presumed requirements. Therefore it is a basis of individual satisfaction as well as getting work done efficiently and effectively.
The objectives of the study were to examine the relationship between appraisal methods and employee performance, to examine relationship between appraisal process and employee performance and to assess the relationship between appraisal feedback and employee performance. The study involved 132 respondents which included banking officers, supervisors and assistants I to VI out of which 112 actually participated.
The study was carried out using a case study research design where by the researcher conducted both a qualitative and quantitative research. Data was analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively using the Statistical Package for Social Scientists 16.0(SPSS). Descriptive statistics, frequency percentages, tables and figures were the basis of analysis for quantitative data whereas qualitative data was interpreted by composing explanations and substantiating them using the respondents open responses.
The findings portrayed that performance appraisal had an effect on employee performance and it was essential for all organizations including the case study which is Bank of Uganda. In addition well established performance appraisal systems help motivate employees and once employees are motivated, their performance reflects on their output as well achieving employee satisfaction.
The researcher recommends that the organization should embrace appraisal methods, appraisal process and appraisal feedback in every aspect as well as other branches and currency centers.