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A STUDY OF MANPOWER TRAINING AND PRODUCTIVITY IN ADO-ODO OTA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, OGUN STATE (2006 – 2016)

Adiele, Goodness Nweke (2017) A STUDY OF MANPOWER TRAINING AND PRODUCTIVITY IN ADO-ODO OTA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, OGUN STATE (2006 – 2016). Masters thesis, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria..

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Abstract

This study examined the relationship between manpower training and productivity in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Council, Ota, Ogun State. It also investigated the extent to which the nature of manpower training affects productivity and the challenges to effective training in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Council. The study covered the period of 2006 and 2016. The human capital theory was used to describe the importance of investing in human capital in an organisation. The study gathered data through primary and secondary sources. The primary data was collected through a well-structured questionnaire circulated to one hundred (170) staff of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Council. The population of this study was the employees of Ado-Odo/Ota Local government council which was 548 as at December, 2016. Simple random sampling technique was used to administer the questionnaire which covered both the senior and junior workers. The Pearson Products Moment Correlation statistics was utilized in testing the validity of the hypotheses set for the study. The findings of this research indicates that there is significant relationship between manpower training and productivity in Ado/Odo Ota Local Government Council. The study also revealed that on-the-job training, workshops and seminars has a positive relationship on employees’ productivity. On the basis of these findings, Ado-Odo/Ota local government council should embrace manpower training as management approach to constantly increase the knowledge,skills and abilities required for employees to remain productive in a competitive environment. The study also recommends that employees who are willing to embark on training programmes should be provided with adequate funding and supervision to ensure a successful programme. It was concluded that higher government authorities should endeavour to monitor the implementation of training policies in Ado-Odo/Ota local government council in order to achieve its objectives.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Manpower, Training, Productivity, Public Sector, efficiency
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2017 14:38
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2017 14:38
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/9748

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