Principals’ Leadership Styles as Determinants of Business Studies Teachers’ Job Performance In Junior Secondary Schools in Edo State, Nigeria (Published)
The study focused on principals’ leadership styles as determinants of business studies teachers’ job performance in Junior Secondary Schools in Egor Local Government Area (L.G.A.) of Edo State. Four research questions were raised and answered. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population comprised 46 business studies teachers (34 females and 12 males) from thirteen junior secondary schools in Egor L.G.A. All the population was used as sample for the study since the population was manageable. A 21-item structured questionnaire was used to collect data. A 4 point rating scale of Very High Extent (VHE), High Extent (HE), Low Extent (LE) and Very Low Extent (VLE) with assigned values of 4, 3, 2, and 1 respectively were adopted. The instrument was subjected to face validity by three experts. A reliability coefficient of 0.76 was obtained using Cronbach alpha statistics. The research questions were answered using mean and standard deviation. The study revealed that business studies teachers’ job performance in Egor L.G.A. is low. It was recommended among others, that principals should employ and vary diverse leadership styles to suit different situations, as the needs arise, use appropriate leadership styles to influence the government for provision of instructional facilities/materials for the teaching of Business studies subjects which is practically oriented instead of teaching it theoretically; that business studies teachers should be given opportunity to undergo in-service training to enable them acquire new knowledge and skills for effective performance of their jobs, among others.
Imperative Implications of Job Analysis on Employees’ Commitment of Public Sector Organizations in Cross River State, Nigeria (Published)
This research paper centered on the imperative implications of job analysis on organizational performance of public sector organizations in Cross River State. The study adopted a theoretical based approached. Information were sourced from journal articles, text books, internet materials etc. The study revealed that job analysis have a significant influence on organizational performance of the public sector organizations in the state. The study also revealed that job description have a significant influence on employees’ commitment of the public sector organization in the State. The study also discovered that job specification and job evaluation also affect employees’ commitment of public sector organizations in the State. The study also revealed that job content influence employees’ commitment of the public sector organizations and that competency, knowledge, skills, abilities and other job characteristics also influence employees’ commitment of the public sector organizations in Cross River State. From the above findings, it was recommended that managers, directors as well as political office holders (politicians) should at all times analyze the jobs and the people who are to do the jobs before recruitment in order to determine their fitness towards the job performance of the public sector organizations in Cross River State. The management should always describe the jobs and its contents before selection for training and recruitment in order to ascertain the focal point of the jobs for effective and efficient organizational performance to be achieved on a continuous basis. The management should also at all times specify the persons and the jobs to be performed in order to determine whether the people have the right qualifications and experience to do the jobs or not, because this would assist to enhance corporate performance of the organizations on a continuous basis. It was conclude that job analysis is a vital tool for effective human resource planning policy of any given organization either private or public. It is a fundamental internal strategy use by human resource managers, job analysts, professionals as well as practitioners in obtaining necessary or pertinent information about the jobs and the workers before or during selection for recruitment as well as training of existing and prospective employees in any given organization. It is also evident that when the people with the right qualifications, experience, competency, knowledge, skills, abilities and other job features are recruited into public sector organizations, its performances will be improved upon steadily in Cross River State.
Vietnam is accelerating the process of industrialization and modernization of integration into the international market. The biggest strength of Vietnam in relation to other countries is the abundant human resources, able to quickly acquire technology. However, in the context of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, Vietnam’s labor productivity is still low. Therefore, it is important for commercial banks to ensure the competiveness. The study objective is to find out the determinants affecting the employees’ job motivation of Commercial Banks in Can Tho City. The researchers’ surveyed 400 employees working for commercial banks and answered 28 questions but 370 employees processed. The primary sources of data collected from November 2018 to May 2019 in Can Tho City. Simple random sampling technique. The Data analyzed Cronbach’s Alpha and the exploratory factor analysis (EFA), which used for multiple linear regression and using partial least squares method. Employees’ responses measured through an adapted questionnaire on a 5-point Likert scale. In addition, the findings of the study have six factors affecting the employees’ job motivation of Commercial Banks in Can Tho City with significance level 0.05.
Indicators of Employees’ Job Satisfaction and Organization Climate Commitment at Selected Factories: Basis for Human Resource Management Enhancement Plan (Published)
This study aims to find out the key factors affect the employees’ job satisfaction and organization climate commitment at selected factories in Vietnam. The researcher surveyed 620 people working at three selected factories of Hong Minh Co. Ltd. in Ho Chi Minh City: Song Than, Tan Binh and Binh Duong Factory. These respondents include those who are currently managers and workers these three factories. The primary sources of data collected from June 2015 to June 2017 in Vietnam. Simple random sampling technique. The Data analyzed weighted mean. Responses measured through an adapted questionnaire on a 5-point Likert scale. Finally, the findings of the study have the various factors affect the employees’ job satisfaction and organization climate commitment at selected factories in Vietnam with significance level 0.05.
Empirical Investigation of Assessment of Influence of Reward System on Health Worker Job Performance (Published)
This study is examines the influence of reward on worker job performance using health sector as a reference. It is a research based on primary data collected using a structured questionnaire. The influence of reward system on worker performance was analyzed using Ordinary Least Square Regression Analysis Method. The study revealed that there is a positive relationship between reward and worker performance. The study recommended that (1) the employer of labour need to constantly review the reward packages to their employee and allow it to reflect their contribution to the organization. (2) The economic situation of Nigeria has changed drastically in recent time such that cost of living has shut up drastically, employer is expected to pay a reward that reflect changes in economic situation in Nigeria (3) With the present global economic trend, most employers of labour need to realize that for their organizations to compete favourably, employee performance is a key factor and their wellbeing must be of paramount important to them.
ASSESSING STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING WORK RELATED STRESS AT BARCLAYS BANK LIMITED, TAKORADI (Published)
The study assesses strategies for managing work related stress at Barclays Bank Limited, Takoradi. Employees who are under stress in work may cost a lot of money and time for the organisation. Excessive work-related stress can harm the physical and emotional well-being of the employees. The study design was a survey. It assesses strategies for managing work-related stress at Barclays Bank Limited, Takoradi. Primary data was gathered from thirty (30) employees of the bank. The data for this study was collected using questionnaires. Convenience sampling method was used for the employees. To effectively complete the analysis of the data, descriptive analytical tools like tables and percentages were used to analyse the data. The findings of this study revealed that the banking profession was stressful. It was found that majority of the respondents associated pressure with stress at work. The outcome showed that employees practiced relaxation techniques to cope with, or prevent stress and anxiety. The results showed that employees felt stressed because of long working hours. It is recommended that stress awareness programmes should be instituted to build knowledge and awareness of stress. Awareness sessions should be conducted in a non-threatening environment and shoukd provide employees with current information on the nature, signs, causes and symptoms of stress