The efficacy of knowledge Capital Management as a tool for Employee Performance of Banks in Tindiret constituency

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between Knowledge Capital Management and employee performance among banks in Tindiret constituency. The specific objective of the study is knowledge capital and employee performance. The study targeted a total of 300 staff from the banks in the constituency. The study used simple random sampling in which sample size calculation was utilized to calculate a sample size of 195 respondents. The research instrument used was a 5 point likert scale questionnaire and in data collection, questionnaires were used as instruments. To determine the reliability of the instruments the cronbach’s coefficient alpha was used to test the reliability. The study used descriptive and inferential analysis techniques to analyze data and a computer package Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 17.0 was used. The study presented the findings in form of tables, multiple regression analysis and correlation. The findings showed that knowledge capital had significant effect on employee performance (?2 = 0.331, p<0.05). Therefore, employees should be encouraged to share ideas and learn from each other since this will enhance performance. Management support should be enhanced and resources should be allocated to knowledge management. Also, firms should disseminate and distribute knowledge through the firm levels and have systems which allow easy access to information and procedures that support innovation which lead to improvement in employee performance.

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[Biwott Kiprono Geoffrey, Harwood Isabwa (2014); The efficacy of knowledge Capital Management as a tool for Employee Performance of Banks in Tindiret constituency Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (6). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

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