Effect of Job Enrichment on Employee Involvement and Performance of Non-Academic Staff In Selected Private Universities in South - West, Nigeria

Effect of Job Enrichment on Employee Involvement and Performance of Non-Academic Staff In Selected Private Universities in South - West, Nigeria

Author by Dr. Valerie Onyia

Journal/Publisher: Fuo Quarterly Journal Of Contemporary Research

Volume/Edition: 6

Language: English

Pages: 46 - 59

Abstract

The study is an examination of the effect of Job enrichment on employee involvement and performance of non-academic staff of selected private universities in South-West, Nigeria. Job enrichment, employee involvement and performance for ages have been a difficult issue for human resource managers of organizations worldwide; private universities in Nigeria are not an exception. Job enrichment implementation schemes constitute a major problem that affects employee involvement and performance.Numerous researches have been carried out over the past years with the aim of resolving this problem.The study adopted a cross - sectional survey design. The population of the study was 2462 nonacademic staffdistributed among seven (7) approved universities that had existed for six years in South- West Nigeria. A Sample of 740 respondents was selected using multi-stage sampling technique, 618 were returned but 547 was found useable. Descriptive statistics, multiple regressions, and Pearson product moment correlation were used to analyze the data collected and to test the hypotheses.The findings revealed that job enrichment had a significant effect on employee involvement and performanceof non-academic staff in the selected private universities in South-West Nigeria, Job enrichment has a significant positive relationship with employee involvement (r=0.653, p<0 r=0.603> and employee performance (r=0.603 p<0>

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