DETERMINANTS OF EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IN THE HEALTH SECTOR: A CASE OF NAIROBI WOMEN’S HOSPITAL

ROSE MBURA NJUKI

Abstract


The purpose of this study was to assess Employee Engagement in the health sector with specific reference to Nairobi Women’s Hospital. The specific objectives of the study were to determine the influences of reward and leadership on organizational performance in the health sector in Kenya. Descriptive research design was used in the study. The target population included managerial and non-managerial staffs which was a total of 350 employees all of Nairobi women’s hospital. The sample size was 30% of the target population which was 97 employees. Data was collected using Questionnaires. The study used the quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods. There existed a strong positive relationship between independent variables and employee engagement in Kenya. The research showed that rewards had a positive influence on employee engagement in Kenya. It was noted that leadership had a positive influence on employee engagement in Kenya. 

Keywords: Rewards, Leadership, Employee Engagement


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