Role of Motivation on Academic Staff Performance in Tanzania Public Universities: Underpinning Intrinsic and Extrinsic Facets
The study examines the role of motivation on academic staff performance in Tanzania Public Universities. Survey questionnaires, interviews, observation and documentary reviews were used to gather both primary and secondary data. The study revealed both intrinsic and extrinsic aspects of motivation play undeniable role in boosting academic staff performance. Aspects like salary, allowances, good working conditions, recognition and career advancement emerged vividly during the cause of research and all academic staff sampled concurred to their positive role in enhancing high performance. It is concluded that provision of conducive intrinsic and extrinsic aspects of motivation will inevitably influence positively the performance of employees.