Examining the Policies and Strategies for Implementing Performance Management Systems at Ada East District Assembly

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dc.contributor.author Erskine, T.E.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-17T15:06:09Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-17T15:06:09Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/30877
dc.description MPA. en_US
dc.description.abstract The overall aim of this study was to examine the policies and strategies for the implementation of performance management system at the Ada East District Assembly. The study was conducted using qualitative research approach with interview as its main research instrument. A total of twenty five (25) respondents who doubles as employees of the assembly spanning different department like human resource, physical planning, general administration, budgeting and development planning formed the study size. The study found out that, performance management at the district assembly operates on the policy of performance contract and that, the practice of performance management at the assembly employs several strategies like the development of organizational and department goals, filling of assessment forms, scheduling of meeting to vet filled assessment forms, and submission of forms to the human resource directorate. Moreover, the study reveals that, performance management at the assembly has achieved successes in areas like improved service delivery, identification of employee training needs and efficient human resource management even though challenges like lack of cooperation of institutional heads, absence of feedback, assessment done for promotional purposes, limited human resource, lack of logistics, complicated appraisal form and annual assessment impact its implementation process. Finally, the study recommends that the assembly institute a feedback system that seeks to enable employees know of their weaknesses and areas of strength after each assessment season as this will aid the development of employee’s capabilities since knowledge of their weaknesses will help in the institution of systems and training towards developing such capabilities. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Ghana en_US
dc.subject Performance Management Systems en_US
dc.subject Ada East District Assembly en_US
dc.title Examining the Policies and Strategies for Implementing Performance Management Systems at Ada East District Assembly en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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