Effect of reward system among health care workers performance: a case study of university of Calabar teaching hospital Calabar, Nigeria

Oyira Emilia James, Regina Ella, Nkamare S.E, Felicia E. Lukpata, Sylvia Lazarus Uwa, Partric Awok Mbum


The study investigated the effect of reward system on health care workers performance in Teaching Hospital. It examined the relationship among monetary and non-monetary rewards and employees’ performance in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH). Desk survey was used in gathering relevant information. Primary sources were questionnaire, observation and interview, while secondary data were gathered from internet, textbooks, journals and libraries. Chi-square statistical tool was used and the findings revealed the monetary reward had a positive impact on employees’ performance while non-monetary rewards had a negative effect on employees’ performance. The study recommended that management of UCTH should boost the morale of their employees through fair and equitable reward system. The study further recommended that management should be effective with monetary rewards like bonuses and fringe benefits to encourage the workers improve performance.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jha.v4n3p45


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Journal of Hospital Administration

ISSN 1927-6990(Print)   ISSN 1927-7008(Online)

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