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Motivational factors that affect Library Staff performance in Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

Idiegbeyan-Ose, Jerome and Idahosa, Mary (2011) Motivational factors that affect Library Staff performance in Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Education and Society,, 2 (3).

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Abstract

This paper discussed motivational factors that affect library staff performance in Benson Idahosa University. Survey research design was adopted for the study. Structured questionnaire was designed and administered to Library Staff of Benson Idahosa University, Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria. Twenty- two copies of the questionnaire administered were all returned and found useful for analysis. The findings revealed that inner satisfaction on the job, careful placement on the job, payment of allowance and over time work compensation of staff and timely promotion are all the factors that motivate library staff to perform better and improve their productivity. Frequency count and simple percentage methods were used in analyzing the data. It was recommended among others that the organization should ensure that staff welfare is taken care of. Staff should be encouraged for in-service training. In addition, management should adopt participative style of management whereby the staff are involved in decision making process.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Motivation, Staff Performance, Library services
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2014 16:25
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014 16:25
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2454

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