Table 5

Items concerning performance improvement (n=276)
Item description Disagree Undecided Agree Total
n % n % n % n %
Timely action is taken when performance falls below the acceptable levels 84 30.4 55 19.9 137 49.6 276 99.9
The performance reports are effectively used for decision making 57 20.7 110 39.9 109 39.5 276 100.1
The health care workers’ performance information is used to set priorities for personal development 57 20.7 82 29.7 137 49.6 276 100.0
The staff is involved in decisions about performance improvement 56 20.3 27 9.8 193 69.9 276 100.0
The organization has specific processes to manage changes in policies, programmes or infrastructure 28 10.1 136 49.3 112 40.6 276 100.0
My supervisors encourage me to use different ways to improve my performance 55 19.9 28 10.1 193 69.9 276 99.9
Rewards and sanctions are based on performance results 85 30.8 54 19.6 137 49.6 276 100.1
The analysis of employees’ training needs is based on the performance appraisal reports 83 30.1 27 9.8 166 60.1 276 100.0
There are procedures to collect suggestions for performance improvement from the employees 110 39.9 27 9.8 139 50.4 276 100.0
I always have access to my supervisors when I need support 28 10.1 0 0.0 166 89.9 276 99.9

Lutwama et al.

Lutwama et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:355   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-355

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