Facilities Management Impact on Public Organisations in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria (Published)
Facilities Management although not fully recognized and implemented is becoming an increasingly important factor in every aspect of management due to the special impact facilities management have on public organizations in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.This study assessed the impact of facilities management on public organization in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The study adopted field survey method using structured questionnaires, personal interviews and observations. Other instruments for data collection are archival documents and government sources. The sample size was determined using Taro Yamane’s formula. Random sampling technique was used to select the sample from the public organizations. The data collected was subjected to descriptive statistical analysis using Microsoft Excel Spread sheet, SPES (Statistical Package for Environmental Sciences), percentage tables and pie chat. The hypotheses were tested with arithmetic mean, standard deviation, co-efficient of variation and relative importance index. The result of this analysis showed that the impact of facilities management on different public organizations varied significantly. The study found out that facilities management practice has positive impact on public organizations in Port Harcourt, Rivers Sate but the resources allocated for public facilities management are not adequate. On the other hand, the factors militating against Facilities Management on Public Organization were identified and ranked by the respondents with the state of the economy in the nation. Based on the findings, the study concludes that the impact of Facilities Management on Public Organization in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State is very low and immature. It was recommended amongst others that individuals, public workers and governments should be on deck to improve the impact of facilities management on public organizations despite the economy of the nation while fighting corruption at all levels by the governments. Improvement of public basic facilities such as electricity power supply, basic facilities and others will positively rub on the public sector.
Citation: Fidelis Ifeanyi Emoh, Chioma C. Okechukwu, Esther I. Oladejo (2021) Facilities Management Impact on Public Organisations in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, British Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol.9, No.6, pp. 19-36