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Title: Examination of employee factors influencing organisational productivity: Perspective of a public entity
Authors: Green, Paul 
Adekanmbi, Oluwole 
Keywords: Productivity;Leadership;Work-Life Balance;Factor Analysis;Performance Appraisal;Employee Benefits
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Virtus Interpress
Source: Green, P. and Adekanmbi, O. 2015. Examination of employee factors influencing organisational productivity: Perspective of a public entity. Corporate Board : role, duties and composition, 11(2): 112-120.
Journal: Corporate board: role, duties & composition (Online) 
The influence of employees’ challenges on productivity at a provincial department in KwaZulu-Natal has been notably affecting the overall provision of houses and sanitation (service delivery). According to the Annual Performance Plan 2013/14 – 2015/16, the improvement of efficiency and quality of human settlements’ services is one of the strategic goals which focuses on the overall organisational productivity; however, it fails to consider employees’ day-to-day challenges. Thus, the primary purpose of this paper is to investigate challenges at an operational level and determine the impact they have on productivity. Using a quantitative approach, a questionnaire was distributed to a convenience sample of 180 employees within the department. Applying factor analysis, the findings indicate Leadership as having the highest impact while Work-Life Balance displayed the least impact on Organisational Productivity. The results of this study are beneficial to other local, provincial and national public entities.
ISSN: 2312-2722
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