The Effect of Employee Welfare on Employee Commitment at Judicial Service of Kenya

Mwaniki, Mergery Muthoni, Njuguna Peter Mwaura, Gakobo, Thomas Waweru


Employee’s commitment is a major problem facing many organizations worldwide. Many organizations are therefore employing various human resource management practices as measure to improve the level of employee commitment. In Kenya the level of employee commitment in constitutional offices have been on declining trend. At Judicial Service Commission, discontent has been expressed in the area of remuneration characterized by discrimination in rewards; inadequate pay vis-à-vis the work load. The objective of this study was thus to evaluate the effect of employee welfare on employee commitment at Judicial Service Commission. A descriptive research design was adopted for this study. The population of interest was the 412 employees of Judicial Service Commission across various functions and divisions. Using a stratified random sampling technique, a sample size of 213 respondents was picked. A questionnaire was used to collect data for the study while descriptive statistics and inferential statistics were used to analyze collected data. The study findings indicated that 98% of the variation on employee commitment at judicial service commission in Kenya is determined by employee welfare. The study concluded that employee welfare in an organization is an important factor in the determination of employee commitment. The study recommended that Judicial Service Commission should design and implement an effective welfare policy for their employee.

Key Words: Employee Welfare, Employee Commitment, Judicial Service Commission

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/12-30-10

Publication date:October 31st 2020

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