Effect of Technological Change on Employee Performance in Organizations

Effect of Technological Change on Employee Performance in Organizations

EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN ORGANIZATIONS
A CASE STUDY OF MOI UNIVERSITY

ABSTRACT

The research was on the effect of technological change on employee performance at Moi University that has a population of above 10,000 employees. The study will assess the tool kits used in the last ten years to implement technological change that affect employee’s performance like redundancy, employee turnover and the level of concentration at work judged by output. The study also examine main mechanism used to manage technological change that is taking place in the institution at a high rate such as Computerization, wireless Telecommunication and Internet all this has an impact to any existing organization. The strategies the University apply to help identify learning points for future use from the current technological change.

A descriptive design was used in the course of this research. Data was collected using questionnaires and interview. (800) employees who are (100) administrators, (200) academicians, (100) secretaries, (400) clerks and other subordinates as target population. A self-administered questionnaire was used to gather required information, thus ensure that the questionnaires was framed without any ambiguity, the questions in the interview and questionnaire were derived based on the study objectives. Sampling technique was stratified random sampling as it was appropriately applied in coming up with stratum or subgroups which were representing the entire target population which was used to calculate the sample size of (101) employees, which was deemed representative. Data was collection methods were made clear and precise to ensure this, a pilot study was carried out prior to the main study; this accessed the reliability and accuracy of the tool of study and the feasibility of the whole study. The study employed quantitative analysis, were a recognized computer packages (SPSS) based on the Chi-square method and use of...

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