The Perceived Influence Of Pay And Benefits Practices On Organizational Entrenchment Among Managers In Daystar University
The study objective was aimed at finding out the perceived relationship which could be existing between employee pay and benefits practises and employee entrenchment. The study looked at the employee perceptions on the pay and benefits offered. The distinguishing factor of pay and benefits is that pay is direct and is monetary based while benefits may be direct or indirect and these benefits may be in monetary or non-monetary form. The research problem was the influence of pay and benefits on employee entrenchment in organization. The objective of this study was to establish the perceived influence of pay and benefits practises on managers at Daystar University. The management of Daystar would greatly benefit from this study; and other researchers, and academicians. Theoretical framework was anchored on various theories. Abraham Maslow’s theory of needs, where he looked at how various levels of human needs influence their perceptions on rewards. Equity theory on how people perceive equity in regards to peers rewards, pay and compensations and; Victor Vroom’s expectancy theory looked at the how employees expectations influence their decisions in the organizations either to continue working there or their need not to. The survey was descriptive in nature whose population was 50 managers who include deans of school, heads of departments, directorates of institutes and heads of faculties. Primary Data was collected using a questionnaire; the use of a questionnaire has been selected as it is structured and gives accurate information from the respondents. Data was tabulated in graphs, pie charts and tables. The statistical tool of regression was applied to test the variables and their perceived influence on employee perceptions. This study established that employees’ perceptions on in an organisation is greatly influenced by the pay and benefits structure available in the organization. This study therefore recommends that employee’ perceptions on pay and benefits have an influence in their longevity in the organization. When employees recognize that their pay is consume rate to their efforts they are able to make decisions this has a bearing in ensuring entrenchment in the organization.
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