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Relationship Between Elements Of Job Enrichment And Organizational Performance Among The Non Academic Staff In Nigerian Public Universities

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  • Odunayo SALAU

    (Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria)

  • Anthonia ADENIJI

    (Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria)

  • Adebukola OYEWUNMI

    (Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria)

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    Job enrichment has become an essential aspect in motivating employees for better and greater performance through a mutual sense for skill variety, task identity, task significance and autonomy. The main objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between the elements of job enrichment and organization performance among the non-teaching staff in Nigerian public universities. Descriptive research method was adopted for this study using one hundred and ninety seven (197) valid questionnaires which were completed by selected public universities in Ogun State, South-West Nigeria. A stratified and simple random sampling techniques were adopted for the study. The data collected were statistically analyzed in a significant manner. The result of the findings revealed that there are positive correlation between job depth, on the job training and core job dimension elements of the job enrichment and workers/organizational performance while there was no correlation between motivators’ elements and performance. Hence, increased recognition of task significance will stimulate the employees to further raise their commitment towards the attainment and realization of the goal and objectives of the institutions/organizations.

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    Article provided by University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its journal Management and Marketing Journal.

    Volume (Year): XII (2014)
    Issue (Month): 2 (November)
    Pages: 173-189

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    Handle: RePEc:aio:manmar:v:xii:y:2014:i:2:p:173-189
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