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Impact of Non-Monetary Incentives on Carpenters' Productivity in South-Western Nigeria

Fagbenle, Olabosipo I. and Adesanya, A.D. (2002) Impact of Non-Monetary Incentives on Carpenters' Productivity in South-Western Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Technology, 1 (2). pp. 62-71.

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The research examines 1ne effect of non-monetary incentive schemes on the productivity of carpenters in Southwest Nigeria . The primary objective was to find a relationship,if any, between the productivity of these construction operatives and the application of non-monetary incentives. The employed the use of questionnaires and personal interview conducted on both the management and the carpenters that were drawn from large, medium and small sized construction firms within the study area. One hundred and seventy questionnaires each were distributed to the management and operatives, ·103 and 1"18 were duly completed/returned by the management and the operatives respectively On-site investigation and measurements were also embarked upon to study the activities of carpenters on forty (40) construction sites using six of the identified variables of non-monetary incentive schemes found to be relevant in this 1espect The results indicated that the applied non-monetary incentives had significant effect or; carpenters· productivity an cf that these incentive schemes accounted for between 6% and 25% of the variation in percentage productive time of these trades men.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2015 10:44
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2015 10:44

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