Appraising Annual Job Evaluation for staff of St Elizabeth Hospital, Hwidiem, Ghana

Anthony Kwame Apedzi
2020 Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research  
ARTICLE INFO ABSTRACT Job evaluation in organizations forms important part of human resource management and development. It provides favorable conditions for various employee and organizational outcomes such as job satisfaction, commitment, engagement, and performance, among others. The study examined the annual job evaluation programs at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Hwidiem, Ghana, to establish its effect on employees' satisfaction. The objective of the research was to evaluate the annual job
more » ... tion exercises conducted at St Elizabeth. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researchers undertook a field survey in order to review existing literature about job evaluation. The researchers adopted a cross-sectional case study design. As a result, they used questionnaires to collect the necessary data to inform the objectives of the study. Qualitative research method was used with positivist philosophy model. The research established that there were positive and negative feelings about the annual job evaluation be workers. The positive aspects of the job evaluation included the titles corresponding to the functions and tasks of the job, aligning specific functions to particular jobs, and proper placement on salary structure, among others. Some of the negative issues noticed were lack of coordination with supervisor and opportunity to utilize one's skills. The study recommends a more effective job evaluation and assessment for organizational success.
doi:10.26717/bjstr.2020.30.004948 fatcat:xgh2vktbbzbq5pnig66tco64eq