Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2636-5995
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/IJET
Start Year: 2016

Human resource management practices in senior high schools: An account of those who matter   |   Article Number: 5AE7AB8A2   |   Vol.6 (2) - April 2022

Received Date: 31 March 2022   |   Accepted Date: 28 April 2022  |   Published Date: 30 April 2022

Authors:  Obeng Kyere, M.* , Amaning Adjei, K. G. and Addai-Amoah Kwarteng, A.

Keywords: training., Job instruction, on-site education, promotions, school teachers, senior high schools

The study reports human resource management practices in senior high schools. Specifically, the study sought to determine the existing human resource management practices and to examine the perception of teachers on human resource management practices. Descriptive survey and quantitative research approach were adopted in this study. A sample of 90 teachers and 30 management staff were selected using simple random and census sampling techniques respectively. Two sets of questionnaires were used in gathering data. Descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviations and frequency count) were the statistical tools that were used to analyse the data. The study revealed that job instruction and promotions were highly practised in the schools. However, seminars, coaching, job assignments, fringe benefits, job security, conducive working environment, recognition, participation and autonomy were not prioritised as human resource practices in the schools. It was also found that a majority of teachers had low perception of the human resource management practices. It is recommended that management of the senior high schools be given the appropriate training on effective implementation of human resource management practices so that they can positively influence the performance of employees and improve their perception on these practices.

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