AN EVALUATION OF ORGANISATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS OF KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA USING LIKERT'S SYSTEM-4 MANAGEMENT
Organisational effectiveness of KVKs plays a pivotal role in effective delivery of services to the extension system. The present study deals with the determination of organisational effectiveness of Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Kerala and Tamil Nadu using Likert's system-4 method of management. An elaborate evaluation of leadership, motivation, communication, interaction-influence, decision-making, goal setting, control process and performance goals of KVK was designed. Out of the total 30 Krishi
... yan Kendras in Tamil Nadu and 14 KVKs in Kerala a list of KVKs established on or before 2004 were prepared. From the list, three non-governmental organisation (NGO) hosted as well as three State University (SU) hosted KVKs each from Kerala and Tamil Nadu were selected randomly. All subject matter specialists of Krishi Vigyan Kendras were selected for the study. Thus a total of 65 subject matter specialists constituted the sample. The data were collected through a well structured and pre-tested interview schedule by the researcher. Result revealed that most of the component study were under the system-3 Management group-consultative organisation'.