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Knowledge, and Utilisation of Electronic Human Resource Management among University Administrators in Rivers State, Nigeria (Published)

This study investigated knowledge and utilization of electronic human resource management among University administrators in Rivers State. Two research questions guided the study, and two hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population of the study was154 administrative staff from three public Universities in Rivers state. A sample of 92 administrative staff of the three Universities was drawn using stratified random sampling technique, representing 58.4% of the population. The instrument for the study was a questionnaire titled “Knowledge, and Utilisation of Electronic Human Resource Management among University Administrators Questionnaire (KUEHRMUAQ) developed by the researchers. The instrument was structured the modified four-point Likert scale of Very High Extent (VHE) = 4, High Extent (HE) = 3, Low Extent (LE) = 2 and Very Low Extent (VLE) = 1. The validity of the instrument was ensured. Cronbach Alpha statistic was used to compute the reliability index of 0.87. Mean scores, standard deviation and rank order were used to answer the research questions, while z-test was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study revealed that the extent of the knowledge of Electronic Human Resource Management by the universities administrative staff is to high extent, while the extent of utilization of Electronic Human Resource Management in the Universities is very low. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended among others that university management should provide the needed resources for the implementation of electronic human resource management in the universities.

Keywords: knowledge; utilization; e-human resource management, university administrators

Utilization of Electronic Human Resource Management among University Administrators in Rivers and Bayelsa States, Nigeria (Published)

The study examined the utilization of electronic human resource management among university administrators in Rivers and Bayelsa States, Nigeria. Two research questions and one hypothesis guided the study. The population of the study comprised forty-six (46) Deans in the six (6) public universities in Rivers and Bayelsa States, Nigeria. A sample size of forty-one (41) Deans representing 89% of the entire population using a simple random sampling technique was taken. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Instrument titled, “Utilization of Electronic Human Resource Management among University Administrators Scale (UEHRMAUAS) was validated. The reliability coefficient of the instrument was 0.82 using Cronbach Alpha Statistics which guaranteed the use of the instrument for the study. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while the hypothesis was tested using z-test statistics at 0.05 alpha level. It was found among others that, utilization of human resource management among university administrators in Rivers and Bayelsa States in Nigeria has improved the administrative process in the universities. Recommendation among others is that the university management should ensure the provision of internet connected computers in all the offices in the universities.

Keywords: Management, Utilization, electronic human resource, university administrators