Effect of Academics Workload on Academics Productivity in Nigeria

Abstract

This study examined the effect of academics workload on academics productivity in Nigeria. Data were collected through questionnaire that was admitted 257 academics in faculties of Education, Sciences and Social and Management Sciences in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko. Academics Productivity was measured by total number of research publication and conferences attended in the last 3years, Academic Workload was measured by academics service either professional or non-professional in last 3years and Family Responsibility was measured by number of dependent children and age of last child. The study adopted both descriptive and logistic regression analysis. The findings showed that academic workload and family responsibility affect academic productivity. It was recommended among others that government and policy makers should reduce academics workloads and academics with dependent relatives should be considered when allocating academic workload.

Keywords: Academics, Productivity, University, Workload

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