The effect of performance appraisal process on employees work attitude; the case of Kenya Seed Company Ltd
Khayinga Muyuka, Consolata
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This project was designed to asses the effect of performance appraisal process on employees work attitude in Kenya seed Company Limited. Looking at the specific objectives: Participation of employees, Top management involvement, Feedback, Motivation and performance process. A sample of 71 respondents was selected. The respondents were drawn from all the departments at Kenya Seed Company Limited. Questionnaires were administered to the respondents. Primary data was collected which was summarized and analyzed using descriptive statistics and presented in tables, pie charts and bar graphs. The study established whether there is a performance appraisal system in place, it was also faced with various challenges and among the factors that influenced employee perception which include the following: lack of clarity on purpose of staff performance appraisal, no link between performance appraisal results and reward system, lack of communication on problem areas that require improvement and none existence of performance standards among others. The conclusion was reached to establish whether Kenya Seed Company's performance appraisal process is effective to serve the intended purpose. It gave recommendations on the clarity about the purpose of performance appraisal and reward system be linked to the performance appraisal results.