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Impact of performance appraisal on employee job performance, motivation and absenteeism in IT companies in India

Kajgar, Shantha (2020) Impact of performance appraisal on employee job performance, motivation and absenteeism in IT companies in India. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to observe the impact of performance appraisal on employee job performance, motivation and absenteeism in IT companies in India. The study also intended to test how differently males and females will experience performance appraisal and its outcomes with respect to three variables that are job performance, motivation and absenteeism. Research was started with reviewing the process of performance appraisal, performance appraisal model, trends in performance appraisal, theories related to all variables and literature related to studies on impact of performance appraisal on job performance, motivation and absenteeism.

Researcher took positivistic deductive approach and research design for this study was explanatory in nature. To test the hypotheses and answer proposed questions, quantitative method was undertaken and due to time constraints researcher used cross-sectional approach. Self-administered questionnaire in the form of online survey was used for collecting data from Indian IT companies’ employees. Survey was distributed to the participants by using snowball approach through social media platforms.

Total of 139 responses were received, out of which 138 participants agreed to proceed with taking the survey. SPSS is the statistical tool for analysis developed by IBM that was used to analyze data collected in this research. Hypotheses related to the impact of performance appraisal showed that there is a significant impact on job performance and there is no significant impact on motivation and absenteeism. This study also show that males and females experience performance appraisal similarly and there is no significant difference in their outcomes with respect to job performance, motivation and absenteeism. Limitations and recommendations were made based on the findings of research which will help to obtain better results in future studies on similar topics.

Keywords: Performance Appraisal, Job Satisfaction, Motivation, Absenteeism

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Absence Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Motivation
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Science in Management
Depositing User: Dan English
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2021 11:25
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2021 11:25
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4674

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