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Impact of Employees’ Commitment on Productivity of Lower Cadre Employees in Nigerian Manufacturing Organizations

Azuh, Dominic E. and Adejumo, G.O. (2015) Impact of Employees’ Commitment on Productivity of Lower Cadre Employees in Nigerian Manufacturing Organizations. Case Studies Journal, 4 (3). pp. 7-11. ISSN 2305-509X

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Abstract

For business organizations to survive in the face of stiff competition, hostilities in operations and global meltdown, they must attract and retain people who are able and willing to perform and even go beyond what is required. This study examined the effect of job commitment on productivity among lower cadre employees in Lagos state Nigeria The study adopted a survey research design. The Organizational Commitment Questionnaire (ORQ) was adopted in this study. Two hundred and sixty three junior workers were randomly selected. The male participants were 159 (60%) and 104 (40%) were females. Their ages range from 21-42years with the mean of 32.6years.168 (64%) participants had spent above 3 years and 95(36%) had spent less than 6 years. Two hypotheses were raised and tested. The findings revealed a significant contribution of remuneration package in predicting workers’ productivity and a significant relationship between remuneration packages and workers’ morale. It was recommended that management must ensure that employee’s remuneration package is paid as and when due since their job satisfaction is very much related to enhanced productivity. It was concluded that remuneration systems are very crucial in today’s organization. The type of system will determine the caliber of staff and the retention ability of an organization.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Remuneration, employees, productivity, modified target approach.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 13:18
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017 13:18
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/7873

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