In textile industry, quality is closely related to employee performance . An essential feature of any successful factory is motivated employee. Therefore the performance of an employee towards his or her place of work and the extent to which an employer, owner or manager is able to motivate employees may have a direct effect on the quality of those products. One most important challenge facing managers is the creation of context within which employees feel motivated and will act in order to achieve the goals of the organization.
Firms must put more care on and satisfy employees demand, commitment and inspiration in work and then push them to meet the target set by the firm. Excellent services to employees are resulted from satisfied supervisors, because the performance and behavior of supervisors interacting with employees would influence the feeling and behavior of the employee when they get the service. It is quite important for managers to efficiently define and manage the way that their employees do the service in order to make sure that their performance and behavior are good for service providing.
Since the emerging of information technology and the introduction of computers, more work is effectively performed and successful results achieved. Right from government industries to nonprofit making organizations, the use of information technology has married with all types or rather patterns of activities in order to produce the desired results as an end product of the collaboration. In this day’s industries can effectively use information technology to work its daily activities without delays, failure or man made errors.
The payroll system is a new system which uses the computer to work out calculations regarding employees’ performance whereas can compute the total target and hence produce the salary achieved by the employee. In this system, the employee, employee names are registered in the computer and each details of the employee is acquired and registered too. After which during the payment, the office production clerks off-pc and lines production clerks pc enter the salary of sewing lines by scanning the production and later the computer will automatically compute for total, target and bonus.
The most advantageous part of this system is: it is quick in computation and presentation of information and because of this less time hence saves on time. Being accurate, it is not prone to human error. It is economical that is stationer like papers will be used sparingly in printing of daily attendance, and daily line production salary of employee for confirmation. The system will as well reduce boredom and tiresomeness to lines production clerks (pc) and office production clerks (off-pc) in the calculations and drawing of targets. The system will produce neat, clean and clear reports or records.
This enables the system to be good and productive functions to the factory. Challenges encountered The data production processing has been of manual since the establishment of the Kenya Knit Garment (epz) Ltd. Manual processing entails production of using manual means that is without using a computer automated system. Calculation of employee salaries and daily work done is tiresome, error prone and might lead to boredom hence the work won’t be finished on intended time. This is very uneconomical. Lots of paper work is used leading to high costs incurred in return.
The payroll production processing system in Kenya Knit Garment (epz) Ltd has faced many drawbacks. To add to that the large number of employees and turn up each day ,while others resigning monthly as made the load to be more than what it could take . Staff and employees are faced with more work to complete hence in many occasions failed to meet the expected deadline set by the factory. Employees go early to work for six days in a week and are forced to work extra hours including public holidays and Sundays thus the need to embrace change in garment manufacturing industry.