Human Resource Management, Organizational Performance, Recruitment and Selection
Oluoch, John Odhiambo
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The purpose of this paper was to investigate how recruitment and selection as a component of human resource practice influences organizational performance of the College of Humanity and Social Sciences of the University of Nairobi, Kenya. The study adopted descriptive survey design. The target population was 54 administrators of the College of Humanities and Social Science. Probability sampling technique was employed since the respondent’s population was small. However, the results can be generalized because it is bigger in size compared to other constituent colleges as well as the diversity of the study. Structured questionnaires were administered in data collection. The data was presented in form of tables using frequency distribution and percentages. The findings of the study showed that recruitment and selection as a practice of human resource management has a positive influence on organizational performance. Therefore, the college should focus on recruitment and selection in order to recruit qualified staff to ensure that its performance meets expectations of its clients. The study recommended further that, a research be conducted on goods producing organizations to bridge the gap of this study which focused on service producing organizations