Medina Halako Twalib

P. O. Box 30197-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

University of Nairobi

Margaret Muthoni Kariuki

University of Nairobi

CITATION: Twalib H M & Kariuki M M., (November, 2016), Influence of motivation on employee performance at Telkom Kenya limited: International Journal of Human Resource & Procurement (IJHRP), VOLUME 2 (XI), 421-431. ISSN 2105 6008.

Abstract

The objective of the study was to establish the influence of motivation on employee performance at Telkom Kenya Limited. The study used closed ended questionnaires to collect primary data through drop and pick later method. Descriptive statistics was used to analyze demographic while simple linear regression was used to establish the influence of motivation on employee performance. Findings were presented in tables. The results show that employee motivation influences employee performance in Telkom Kenya Limited (R=0.92, p˂0.05). The results of the regression analysis indicate that motivation has positive influence on employee performance, which is statistically significant (R2= 0.85 at p-value<0.05).This means that enhancing employee motivation positively improves employee performance. It’s an indication that employee motivation is a significant predictor of employee performance in Telkom Kenya Limited. From these findings it is recommended that employees’ promotion should be based on academic merit and responsibilities and be done regularly to enable them move from one job group to the next.

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