Thesis (M.A.) from the year 2023 in the subject Leadership and Human Resources – Employee Motivation, course: Master of Business Administration, language: English, abstract: The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of the work environment on the productivity of staff. The study was guided by the specific objectives; to identify influence of physical work environment on productivity among teaching and non-teaching employees; to find out the influence of reward systems on employee productivity and to what extent does performance feedback influence employee productivity. The study undertook a literature review on Social Exchange Theory and Person- Environment Fit Theory as the theoretical framework. The conceptual framework was focused on Physical Environment, Reward systems and performance-based pay driven by the study’s objectives. The study used both qualitative and quantitative methods to collect data which include questionnaires and key informant interviews. The study did a pilot study to familiarize with the area of study. The study used self – administration process of distribution as this assisted in providing clarity and completeness of the instrument from the respondents. Data gathered was analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) software version 20.0.