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Manpower Planning and Organizational Effectiveness in Akwa Ibom State University (Published)

Manpower planning or Human Resource planning constitutes very important component and resource base of any organization, be it private or public sector organization. It is against this backdrop that this study identified mismatch of employee with works and lack of requisite training and development as well as proper forecast and projection on manpower needs of organization with environmental realities as problems in order to examine the impact of manpower planning challenges on organizational effectiveness of Akwa Ibom State University. The study adopted a descriptive survey design methodology. Both primary and secondary sources instrumentation was used to collect data for the study. The population of the study was 1,225 comprised of both academic and non-academic staff of Akwa Ibom State University and the sample size of 302 was adopted. The Taro Yamane techniques coupled with regression, correlation analysis was used to test hypotheses with the aid of statistical packages for social sciences (SPSS). The finding of the study revealed that there is significant positive effect of staff mix utilization on the productivity of the Akwa Ibom State University. On the other hand, significant negative effect was shown on work life balance both on the climate of the university and that of motivation/incentive on efficiency and service delivery of the staff of the University. It is the recommendation of the study that training and retraining of staff of Akwa Ibom State University should be targeted towards equipping them with specific knowledge and skills to enhance their efficiency and productivity. The manpower development programme of Akwa Ibom State University should be strengthened and made continuous to meet the contemporary demands of staff output, sustainable motivated packages to boost performance and service delivery.

Citation: Okon, Edet Effiong; Akpanim, N. Ekpe ; Malachy, Usoro (2022) Manpower Planning and Organizational Effectiveness in Akwa Ibom State University, Global Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.10, No.3, pp.1-50

Keywords: Innovativeness, Organizational effectiveness, Training needs, employee’s work life balance and climate, manpower planning, staff mix and productivity

Survey of The Effect of Quality of Worklife on the Effctiveness of Five-Star Hotels in Nigeria (Published)

The study conducted a survey to examine the impact of quality of work life on the effectiveness of Five-Star hotels in Nigeria. It was premised on Psychological Contract theory which underscored mutual expectations from the employers and the employees at the workplace. Cross-sectional research design was adopted for the study involving the study population was 3110 employees of Five-Star hotels who were purposively selected. The sample of 355 was randomly drawn from the population and determined by the application of Taro Yamane formula. The study found that growth on the job, healthy environment and compensation rank as the most important factors for the enhancement of organizational effectiveness in the Nigerian hotel sector in that descending order of importance.Other important factors in the hotel industry that place second on employees’ scale of preference are the development of human capabilities, constitutionalism and total life space of the employees. However, some factors such as social relevance and social integration are not important to the employees to motivate them work harder towards the enhancement of organizational effectiveness in the hotel sector in Nigeria. The study recommended that Staff compensation should be given serious attention if the hotel sector in Nigeria is to sustain its level of organizational effectiveness;healthy work environment is crucial to the enhancement of organizational effectiveness in the Nigerian hotel sector. Consequently, the standard of hygiene and cleanliness in hotels should be kept high as expected;the management and owners of hotels in Nigeria should prioritize staff growth on the jobs they do. In fact it should rank topmost on their priority scale if their target is to achieve organizational effectiveness, among others.

Keywords: Organizational effectiveness, QWL, Survey, five-star hotel

Organizational Conflict and Employee Job Performance: A Case Study of Akwa Ibom State University (Published)

This study investigated organizational conflict and Employee job performance in Akwa Ibom State University. Survey research design was adopted for the study.  Participants comprised 226 employees selected through the use of random sampling technique. Data were generated through the use of validated structured questionnaire. Descriptive and Pearson Product Moment Correlation Statistics were employed to analyze data collected from the respondents. The results of the empirical tests showed a significantly positive relationship between Causes of organizational conflict (goal differences, common resources, task interdependence and specialization) and employee job performance. Also, the result of the Pearson product Moment Correlation indicated that specialization displayed the highest significant positive correlation with organizational harmony. In addition, the study findings revealed that conflicts arose over multiple factors of organizational experiences based on economic and goal incompatibility orientations in the workplace. Union-management conflict was discovered as the most prevalent type of industrial conflict in the organization. The study concluded that conflict was an unavoidable phenomenon in organizational life and it could contribute to or detract from organizational performance depending on the conflict management methods adopted in the workplace. Moreso, the study recommend that management of Akwa Ibom State University should ensure a credible channels of communication and open discussion of conflict in work relation, must be encouraged with an attempt to avoid confrontation, competition and domination as conflict management strategies.

Keywords: Employee Job Performance, Organizational effectiveness, conflict management

Organizational Effectiveness in Media Industry: A Study of Public and Private Media Organizations in Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria (Biafra). (Published)

The study examined “organizational effectiveness in media industry: A study of public and private media organizations in Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria (Biafra)”. Data were collected with valid/reliable “Organizational Effectiveness Model Inventory”, through multi-stage sampling using 2×4 factorial designs. Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA), and descriptive statistics were used. Results at p<.05 found no significant differences for organization type and overall organization effectiveness. Contrarily, between-subjects tests were significant for organization type and “goal attainment” and “strategic constituency” organizational effectiveness, but not significant for organization type and the “system resources” and “internal process” organizational effectiveness. Private media organizations accounted between 13% – 17% and 14% – 18% organizational effectiveness for “goal attainment” and “strategic constituency” dimensions respectively than public media organizations. Findings’ major implication is that ownership of media industry does not influence archived organizational effectiveness. Improvement is recommended on the “system resources” and “internal process” organizational effectiveness.

Keywords: Anambra State, Biafra, Eastern Nigeria, Media, Organizational effectiveness

Relationship between File Transfer Protocols Assisted Knowledge-Sharing and Organizational Effectiveness (Published)

The study investigated relationship between File Transfer Protocols assisted knowledge-sharing and organizational effectiveness. Two research questions and a hypothesis were designed to guide the study. The population comprised all the medical personnel in the University of PortHarcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State. The sample of the study consisted of 80 medical personnel of whom 30 were medical doctors and 50, randomly drawn from the population.  The instrument for data collection was a questionnaire code-named Relationship between File-Transfer-Protocol Assisted Knowledge Sharing and Time Wastage Prevention Assessment Questionnaire (RFTPAKSTWPQ). The fool test for the internal consistency of the instrument was conducted using Cronbach aphc statistical. Mean and standard deviation were used to analyzed the results with the aid of z-test. Results revealed that  file transfer-protocol-assisted knowledge sharing relates to prevention of time wastage in treating the in-patients in Federal Government-owned hospital in PortHarcourt, Rivers State and no relationship exists between knowledge sharing with the file transfer protocol and knowledge sharing without file-transfer-protocol in preventing time wastage in the in-patients’ treatment in Federal Government-owned hospital in PortHarcourt, Rivers State. The study recommend that State and Federal Governments should prioritize FTP-assisted knowledge sharing and integrate it to drive hospital services and hospital leaderships at both federal and state levels and trained should be strengthened in each of FTP-assisted knowledge sharing so that many ignorant ones will appreciate effectiveness associated with sharing information via FTP.   

Keywords: File Transfer Protocols, Knowledge Sharing, Organizational effectiveness

Re-Emphasizing Total Quality Management for Organizational Effectiveness: Challenges and Strategies (Published)

The paper defined Total Quality Management (TQM) as a continuous and dedicated effort by an organization to pursue perfection in production output in order to satisfy the customers’ needs. The tenets are based on commitment, continuous dedication improvement to the established goals. Other guiding principles were discussed together with the origin and Japanese experiences. The components of TQM were discussed together with its organizational effectiveness. The TQM is customer centered. Justification for the research and the problems which the research was meant to solve were discussed. The accruable profits of TQM to an organization were stressed in that some organizations are run down by poor management strategies as outlined in (Dalota, 2011). However, the TQM implementation strategies were highlighted as the way to handle the challenges. Organizations that apply TQM shall surely revolutionize the production capabilities and enjoy greater market share in the economy. Organizations without TQM principles stand the risk of losing global market share in the new economic trend of the world market. TQM provides the opportunity for the employees to acquire the necessary skills, abilities, knowledge and competence for organizational and personal well-being.

Keywords: Customer Satisfaction, Organizational effectiveness, TQM, challenges and accruable profits, implementation strategies

The Influence of Age on Culture and Effectiveness (Published)

Age is associated with experience in many things. The paper examined the effect of age on corporate culture and organizational effectiveness in the Nigerian banking industry. A total of 388 managers were randomly drawn from a population of 13,339 managers of all the 24 banks in Nigeria. The instruments used for data collection were questionnaire and oral interview. A total of 320 copies of the questionnaire were retrieved and analyzed. Spearman’s Rank Correlation Statistical tool was used to test the hypotheses. The findings revealed that age is significantly related to corporate culture and organizational effectiveness. Based on the findings we concluded that age have significant effect on corporate culture and organizational effectiveness. The study therefore recommends that Managers should cultivate adaptive culture that enables organizations to overcome the problems associated with different stages of organizational development.

Keywords: : Organizational age, Corporate culture, Organizational effectiveness

Technology and the Influence of Corporate Culture on Organizational Electiveness: A Study of the Banking Industry in Nigeria (Review Completed - Accepted)

The study examined the effect of technology on the influence of corporate culture on organizational effectiveness in the Nigerian banking industry. A total of 388 managers were randomly drawn from a population of 13,339 managers of all the 24 banks in Nigeria. The instruments used for data collection were questionnaire and oral interview. A total of 320 copies of the questionnaire were retrieved and analyzed. Spearman’s Rank Correlation Statistical tool was used to test the hypotheses. The findings revealed that organizational technology is significantly related to the influence of corporate culture on organizational effectiveness. Based on these findings we concluded that organizational technology have significant effect on the influence corporate culture on organizational effectiveness. The study therefore recommends technology should be managed effectively to empower workers and improve the competitiveness of organizations

Keywords: Corporate culture, Organizational effectiveness, Words: Organizational Technology