Perceived organisational support and employee productivity of Nigerian Oil and Gas companies.

Perceived organisational support and employee productivity of Nigerian Oil and Gas companies.

Author by Dr. Idowu A. Nwankwere

Journal/Publisher: Iosr Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (iosr-jhss)

Volume/Edition: 24

Language: English

Pages: 27 - 36

Abstract

Abstract: Globally, after several years of effective and efficient performance, the level of productivity in the oil and gas industry is moving headlong into dissolution. This may seem hard to imagine, given the increase of the U.S. oil production and the growing sense of optimism that is sweeping the sector.However, in Nigeria, In spite of the massive amount of money expended in servicing the industry, there has been a steady decline of the sector leading to the liquidation of various oil and gas servicing companies, massive retrenchment of workers in the private sectors, increasing tendency of employees to leave the organisation and a sharp drop in employee productivity. Thus, this paper investigated perceived organisational support and employee productivity of Nigerian Oil and Gas servicing companies. The paper adopted cross-sectional survey research design. A validated survey instrument was tested on 421 employees and the findings showed that perceived organisational support has a positive and significant effect(Beta = 0.513, p<0> Keywords: Perceived Organisational Support, Productivity, Work life balance, Supervisory support. 


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