Jacqueline Mutheu Waema, Dr. Magdelene Bore


Employee performance is the successful completion of tasks by a selected individual or individuals, as set and measured by a supervisor or organization, to pre-defined acceptable standards while efficiently and effectively utilizing available resources within a changing environment. employee wellness measures increase the organizational productivity and promote healthy industrial relations.  The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of employee wellness interventions on employee performance in state parastatals in Nairobi City County. The study was guided by System theory and Behavioral Learning theory. Descriptive research design was adopted in the study since it helps in achievement of measurable findings. The target population was 112 employees working in State corporations in HR Directorates. The sample size was calculated using Taro Yamane sample size technique. Primary data was collected using the questionnaire. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics to get frequencies, percentages, tables, graphs and pie charts. Inferentially data was analyzed using correlation and multiple regression models. The study concludes that flexible working practice has a positive and significant effect on employee performance in state parastatals in Nairobi City County. The study also concludes that line manager training programs have a positive and significant effect on employee performance in state parastatals in Nairobi City County. From the results, the management of state parastatals in Nairobi City County should develop clear and comprehensive policies regarding flexible working arrangements. The management should also implement comprehensive training programs for line managers that focus on leadership skills, effective communication, and people management.


Key Words: Line Manager Training Programs, Flexible Working Practice, Employee Performance and Employee Wellness Interventions

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