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The effectiveness of an induction programme for newly appointed staff at Coastal KZN FET College

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dc.contributor.advisor Jinabhai, Dinesh C.
dc.contributor.advisor Lourens, Melanie E.
dc.contributor.author Mabaso, Calvin Mzwenhlanhla
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-16T07:48:26Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-11T12:32:57Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10-16
dc.identifier.other 434454
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10321/773
dc.description Submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Magister Technologiae: Human Resources Management, Durban University of Technology, 2012. en_US
dc.description.abstract The research project focussed on the effectiveness of an induction programme for newly appointed staff at Coastal KZN FET College in Kwa-Zulu Natal. The main aim of the study was to investigate the perceptions of educators with regard to the effectiveness of the induction programme for newly appointed lecturers. The key findings of the research were that newly appointed lecturers experienced various problems. The study also explored experiences faced by newly appointed lecturers at Coastal KZN FET College. The challenges arise from the lack of an effective induction programme. These problems resulted in poor productivity among newly appointed lecturers. The empirical component underpinned the review and analysis of the effectiveness of an induction programme for newly-appointed lecturers as they adjust to their entry into the teaching profession. The study also investigated the high turnover (lecturer attrition) among newly appointed lecturers as well as the possible solutions which can be implemented. The survey method was used to administer the questionnaire to all 45 target respondents using the personal method. The study adopted the quantitative research method with precoded close ended questions. The personal method was used to administer the questionnaire to all 45 target respondent and in this way a high response rate of 100% was obtained. An important finding in this regard was that the induction programme was not evaluated and improved frequently. The induction programme should ensure that new lecturers are treated with dignity and are allowed the opportunity to display their strengths and the knowledge they bring to their new College by implementing an effective induction programme. Arising out of the empirical analysis the researcher has recommended and developed a set of guidelines which could be used in developing an effective induction programme for the Coastal FET College in Kwa-Zulu Natal. The study concludes with directions for future research to expand on the body of knowledge in this field. en_US
dc.format.extent 123 p en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Employee orientation--South Africa--KwaZulu-Natal en_US
dc.subject.lcsh College teachers--In-service training--South Africa--KwaZulu-Natal en_US
dc.subject.lcsh College teaching--South Africa--KwaZulu-Natal--Evaluation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh College teachers--Job satisfaction--South Africa--KwaZulu-Natal en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Lectures and lecturing--South Africa--KwaZulu-Natal en_US
dc.title The effectiveness of an induction programme for newly appointed staff at Coastal KZN FET College en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.dut-rims.pubnum DUT-002281


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