Assessment of the Role of Strategic Ergonomics on Employee Performance in the Health Sector in Kenya: A Study of Health Workers in Nakuru CountyJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2014-10-05
Authors : Evelyn Wanjiru Kahare;
Page : 2101-2107
Keywords : Ergonomics; Workplace; Health workers; Strategic management; Performance;
The main objective of the research study is to assess the role of strategic ergonomics on employee performance in public and private health care facilities in Nakuru County. The researcher has used descriptive research design with an objective of gathering data on workplace ergonomics. The completed questionnaires were coded and entries made into the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS Version 21). The study used descriptive analysis techniques to analyze the data. Descriptive statistics were computed using frequencies and standard deviation. Chi-squares were used to analyze relationship between ergonomics in private and public hospitals in enhancing staff performance. The study concluded that physical, behavioral, management support and management awareness on ergonomics as critical components of performance. Behavioral and management support on implementation of ergonomics in the workplace having strongest influence.
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