Performance Reward and Employee Productivity in the Judiciary in Kakamega Region Law Courts, KenyaDownload PDF
The overall performance of the judicial system is determined by the individual productivity of its members. The objective of the study was to ascertain the influence of performance reward on employee productivity in the judiciary.The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The study censured all the 286 targeted respondents. The censure composed of 16 judicial officers and 270. The study had a response rate of 210 respondents which is 73.43% of the censured population. Purposive sampling was used to select judicial officers while censure method was employed in selecting judicial staff. The study use questionnaires and interview schedule as tools of data collection. Data collected from respondents was analysed using both descriptive and inferential statistics by use of the Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS) and presented inform in tables and figures using percentages, mean and frequencies. The study found out that there was inadequate adoption of performance reward programmes. The study also found out that there is a positive and significant relationship between performance reward and employees productivity. The study thus recommended that judiciary should put in place performance reward programmes so as to increase their employees productivity.
Keywords: Judicial staff, judicial officers, performance reward and employees productivity