Research Proposal

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MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL NAME: GREGORY EYORU REG NO: 10/U/16094/EVE COURSE UNIT: BUSINESS RESEARCH SKILLS COURSE: BBA 2 GROUP C REMUNERATION AND MOTIVATION OF LECTURERS IN MAKERERE UNIVERSITY A PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL AS PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MARCH, 2012 DEDICATION This work is dedicated to my family, friends and course mates who have offered me support through different situations in my life. ACKNOWLEDGMENT I thank God for his mercy and graceful blessings he has given me in my course so far and hope for…show more content…
If lecturers are not paid their basic salary and if basic salary is not progressive, received in time, based on position and in line with the market demands then motivation of lecturers and the performance of the university is likely to be low. Salaries have been a contentious issue at Makerere University and the reason behind numerous strikes by lecturers.Lecturers who possess more academic qualifications than most politicians earn peanuts in comparison with the latter. Permanent lecturers earn between sh900, 000 and sh2.2m. Professors earn a gross monthly salary of sh2.2m, associate professors get sh1.8m, senior lecturers sh1.5m, while lecturers receive sh1.3m. The university pays assistant lecturers sh1.1m and sh980, 000 to teaching assistants. To make matters worse, these salaries are often not paid in time and sometimes not paid at all. In some faculties lecturers spend over six months without receiving a penny for their services, a situation that has forced a number of talented citizens to quit in such of better working conditions. Out of frustration, some lecturers have been forced to take extreme measures such as withholding student’s results in an attempt to recover their monies from the university. It usually takes over one year to get one’s name on the payroll. The status of basic salary and its effect on the motivation of lecturers at Makerere

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