IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 5, May 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Ben Bett Tuwai, Cyrus Kamau, Samson Kuria
The main aim of this project was to explore the effect of corporate wellbeing programmes on employees’ performance among commercial banks in Kenya since corporate well being programmes used by commercial banks on employees have been an area of interest to researchers lately. However, the main concentration has been performance programmes such as motivation and training and development only. Little research has been done on corporate wellbeing programmes as a way of improving performance among commercial banks in Kenya. Organizations in Kenya are slowly adopting corporate wellbeing programmes though. In this research, the target population is 43 commercial banks in Kenya where Heads of HR were targeted. For inclusion purpose, Census sampling method was used to collect data as sampling method omitted important population. Research instrument were both structured and unstructured questionnaires as major data collection instruments and the researcher mainly used qualitative analysis techniques and descriptive methods to analyze data collected from the organization of study. Data was presented in tables and charts. The study found out that financial, intellectual, environmental, social and physical wellness programs improved employee’s performance. Financial wellness programs to affect employee’s performance. Intellectual wellness programs were indicated to enable employees improve their knowledge and skills which should make the more effective and efficient in the workplace. Most respondents indicated environmental wellness programs to affect employee’s performance. Social wellness programs allows employees to interact with people from different cultures where they share ideas which may be beneficial to their workplace. Physical wellness programs are important to employees as they keep employees healthy, a healthy employee is an asset to the organization.