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Performance Appraisal as a tool for Employee Development (A Study of Wapco Lafarge Plc)

Obanla, Rasheedat Titilayo (2015) Performance Appraisal as a tool for Employee Development (A Study of Wapco Lafarge Plc). Masters thesis, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State.

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Abstract

The research work is titled performance appraisal as a tool for employee development in Wapco Lafarge Plc. The objectives of this research is to identify whether the open appraisal system enhances employees training, determine if confidential appraisal leads to employee development, to ascertain if performance appraisal enhances employee empowerment and to investigate if semisecret and semi-open system of appraisal allows for delegation. The questionnaire method was used in the collection of data relevant to the research. Two hundred and twelve members of staff of Wapco was selected as sample size for this research. The questionnaires’ where analyzed using simple percentage and hypotheses were tested using regression on the statistical package for the social sciences SPSS. It was discovered and concluded that the open appraisal system enhance employee’s training in WAPCO and the confidential appraisal does not lead to employee development. It was also concluded that performance appraisal does not enhances employee empowerment and that the semi-secret /semi-open system of appraisal allows for delegation. It was recommended that managers should encourage the open appraisal system for better performance. The confidential appraisal should not be accepted by organizations because, employees are unaware of their performance and there is no trust among managers and subordinates

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2015 09:19
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2015 09:19
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/5384

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