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International Journal Of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM)

Effect of Employee Independence on Employee Performance

Jacqueline Tingo , Samwel Mseti

International Journal of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM), Vol-6,Issue-2, March - April 2022, Pages 1-11 , 10.22161/ijebm.6.2.1

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Article Info: Received: 10 Jan 2022; Received in revised form: 20 Feb 2022; Accepted: 01 Mar 2022; Available online: 08 Mar 2022


The aim of the present study was to examine the influence of employee independence on employee performance specifically on job involvement, minimal supervision, work team autonomy and access of information a case of a non-governmental organisation in Tanzania. The study was quantitative in nature which adopted a survey design. Through the use of a structured, self-administered, closed questionnaire; data was collected from 135 respondents out of 203 employees who were the targeted population, that were selected using a stratified and simple random sampling technique. Both descriptive and inferential data analysis were done through the computerized statistical software IBM - SPSS Statistics 21.0 and the data was presented in form of frequency, percentages, mean, standard deviation, correlation and regression coefficients that was later used to interpret the findings. The study revealed that employee independence had the strong significance and positive influence to employee performance. The study was limited to a case of non-governmental organization in Tanzania. Thus, it is recommended that future studies should widen the scope to other sectors like public entities and/or to conduct the study outside the boundaries of Tanzania so as to validate the present findings.

employee independence, employee performance, job involvement, minimal supervision, autonomy and access of information.

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