PROMOTION CRITERIA EMPLOYED IN PARASTAT ALS: A CASE

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PROMOTION CRITERIA EMPLOYED IN PARASTAT ALS: A CASE
PROMOTION CRITERIA EMPLOYED IN PARASTAT ALS: A CASE STUDY
OF KENYA POWER AND LIGHTING COMPANY (KPLC) NAIROBI.
NANDWA AGNES AYUMA
RESEARCH PROJECT REPORT SUBMITTED FOR PARTIAL
FULFILLMENT
FOR THE AWARD OF THE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS
MANAGEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI.
MARCH 2012
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ABSTRACT
Promotion is one of the major functions
in human resource
objective oriented
are vital
promotion
importance of promotion
procedures
in organizations,
management.
in every
Effective and
organization.
Despite
the
there has been limited study on how effective the
various aspects of an employee that are considered when promoting
him/her. This research
will try to establish if these aspects are effective while applying promotion
procedures
and
systems.
The main purpose of this study was to find out the
used in the Kenyan parastatals,
effectiveness
of promotion criteria
a case study of K.P.L.C Nairobi. The specific objectives
were: to find out whether effectiveness
in personal performance
is a criterion used when
promoting the employees, to determine the indicators of leadership potential
during promotion, to establish if length of service is a major consideration
promotion in the organization
and to find out if continuous
in an employee
when carrying out
growth in terms of training and
development in an employee during promotion consideration.
The study was conducted
using descriptive
survey design. The target population
was 120
respondents. This consisted of employees as follows: 30 from the marketing department,
from the administration,
30 from the planning department
30
and 30 from the human resource
department. A sample size of96 was derived from this population. The sample procedure was
conducted through simple random sampling and stratified random sampling. Questionnaires
were administered
for data collection from the respondents
and a pilot study was conducted
to validate them. The data from this study was analyzed by the use of scientific packages for
social scientists (SPSS) and Microsoft Excel. Data was presented by using tables,bar graphs
and pie charts.
The findings of this study will contribute to the improvement
organizations.
The study findings and conclusions
hard work in the organization.
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of the promotion
systems in
will also promote values of fairness and

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