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communicated to the respondents. 3.10 Data Analysis Data from the questionnaires answered in this study was analysed by using percentages. The collected data from questionnaires and interviews was checked from consistency and then frequencies, using percentages to show responses of the distribution. The results were presented in tables and chart forms, found in Appendix 1. Method used for analysis of the findings was coding, data tabulation and distribution. CHAPTER FOUR 4.1 Findings and Data Analysis Below is the analysis of all gathered data, combining quantitative and qualitative findings. ibid 67 30
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All charts and tables for each headline containing numerical answers and percentages can be found in Appendix 1. An example of findings as a table is depicted below. 4.1.1 Gender of Respondents The findings from the distributed questionnaires and conducted interviews depict that out of all the 18 respondents 28% were female and 72% male. 4.1.2 Age of Respondents Table - Age of Respondents In this research, the age of the respondents was considered as a relevant factor in finding out the work environment effect on employees productivity. The 20-25year age group consisted of 50% of respondents, being the highest number of respondents. This was followed be the 35-40year age group with a percentage of 28% respondents. The following two age groups, 25-30year and 30-35year had respectively the same amount of respondents, 11% making that 4 employees from the organisation. 4.1.3 Physical Work Environment Physical work environment has been considered as one of the main contributing factors to employee performance and productivity in this research. Respondents Frequency Percent 20-25 years 9 50.0 25-30 years 2 11.0 30-35 years 2 11.0 35-40 years 5 28.0 Total 18 100.0 31
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As can be seen from the table, the majority of employees, being 67% have described the work environment as moderate in encouraging them to stay in the office and work comfortable. 16% of the workers said the physical work environment is good, which was followed closely by 11% of respondents, describing it as very good. The remaining respondents described their physical work environment as bad, 6% and none have said its very bad. This means the majority of workers agree that there is a strong connection between productivity and physical environment. This is the obligation of the organisation to provide its employees with comfortable surroundings, which in turn is influencing them to perform better at their job. 4.1.4 Workplace Noise Distraction As can be seen from the Table, the highest ranking answer with a 33% of respondents was that they disagree that the presence of noise distraction at the workplace disturbs their productivity. This was closely followed by strong disagreement of 28% of respondents, who do not think noise disturbs or influences them at all. However, 22% of respondents answered they agree that noise distraction can affect their productivity, followed by the remaining 17% who said that they completely agree with the statement and can result in losing concentration while performing their tasks. It can be seen here that noise distraction
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