EFFECTS OF TRAINING OF ACADEMIC STAFF ON EMPLOYEES’ PERFORMANCE IN FEDERAL POLYTECHNICS, NIGERIA
Keywords:Training, Performance, Productivity, Timeliness, Work Quality, Academic Staff
This Study examines the effects of Training of Academic Staff on employees’ Performance in the Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria. The main objective is to examine the effects of Training of Academic Staff on: employees’ Productivity, Timeliness and Work quality respectively. It is equally hypothesized that there’s no significant effect of Training of Academic Staff on employees’ Productivity, Timeliness and Work quality respectively. A structured, close-ended questionnaire with a 5-point Likert scale was adopted to get data from the respondents. A total of 220 copies of the questionnaire were randomly administered using a stratified random sampling technique across the 7 schools as well as the library unit of the Polytechnic. Ordinary Least Square (O.L.S) method of regression and ANOVA methods of analysis were employed in analyzing the results with the aid of SPSS computer package. Findings revealed that the Training of Academic Staff has a significant effect on employees’ productivity, enhanced timeliness in service delivery and work quality. The study recommends among other issues for the periodic re-training of staff bearing in mind the dynamics of human activities.
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