Human resources development in public organization in Tanzania: a case study Tanzania electric supply company limited

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Date
2009
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University of Dar es Salaam
Abstract
This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of training in Tanzania public organization taking electric supply company limited as a case. The methodology employed to carry out this study was sampling technique. Objective one aimed to examine how the training process conducted in TANESCO changed employees’ behavior as a result of training. The study found that the training needs identification process was guided by the skill gaps identified for employees hence changed the employee’s behavior. Objective two aimed to examine the reaction of employees to the relevance of the course conducted as per training plan. The study found that employees were certified with the course conducted ad nomination towards attending the planned course. In the course of findings of the study, the study found that TANESCO as a company and its employees are all part of the long-term beneficiaries of the company’s training plan. The study recommended some measure to improve human resources development in Tanzania electric company limited. First the employer is argued to support and encourage training and also try and initiate training courses that are work related. Second the employer is argued to have a regular employment of engineers that corresponds with the expected number of retiring as most of them are approaching the retiring age. Finally it is recommended to the company to complete the training need analysis as will form a base for its training budget and will accommodate all departments since its initial source is all employees of the organization.
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Available in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HF5549.A3T34B92)
Keywords
Tanzania Electric Supply Limited, Human resource development, Human resource service
Citation
Byarugaba, S (2009) Human resources development in public organization in Tanzania: a case study Tanzania electric supply company limited, Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam