A Study of Organizational Reward Systems in the Higher Educational Institutions of Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa University


Six educational institutions of the higher learning, distributed over different regions of the country, have been randomly selected to study the state of organizational reward systems (ORS ) in the higher educational institutions (Her) of Ethiopia. A questionnaire, mainly made up of closed-items with five - stage rating scale and a minimum - satisfactory point of 3.00, has been administered to collect dthe data required to answer the basic questions specifie under the introductory chapter of this paper. organizational rewards are broadly classified into two basic categories: extrinsic rewards and intrinsic rewards. According to this study, the v ariables of extrinsic rewards and intrinsic rewards bear respective mean values of 2.69 and 3.23. These values generally indicate that academic employees are dissatisfied with extrinsics (mainly material rewards ) whereas they are relatively intrinsics ( job content ) of the ORS.(weighted ) mean rate (2.79) of the satisfied with However, the combined two components does reflect a state of u n satisfactory organizational rewards in the system of the HEr of Ethiopia.



A Study Of Organizational, Reward Systems