Economics and Business
ISSN 2775-9237 (Online)
Published: 25 February 2022
Organsational Climate and Employees Productivity Among Non-Academic Staff in Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State, South-South, Nigeria
Ugbomhe O. Ugbomhe, Adomokhai S. Simon
Ambrose Alli University (Nigeria), University of Calaber (Nigeria)
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Keywords: Organisational Climate, Productivity, Autonomy, Involvemet, Welfare, facilities
This study examined the relationship between organizational climate and employees’ productivity in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, South-South, Nigeria. The study adopted the correlational research design. The area of the study is Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State. The institution is located along express Way, KM 70 Benin Auchi Road, Benin City. The population of the study was made up of all the 1,432 non-teaching staff in all the units which the non-teaching staff function in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. The purposive sampling technique was adopted in selecting 8 units/department of the non-teaching staff while the simple random sampling technique was adopted in selecting a sample size of 300 non teaching staff from units/department in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. These included Verification unit, Audit, Bursary, Post-Graduate Studies, Admission Unit, Information Communication Technology (ICT) Unit, Exams and Records and Senate Services Unit. Both primary and secondary data were the main sources of data used in this study. The study used panel secondary data to answer the research questions and test the hypotheses. The secondary data were obtained using questionnaire. An adapted questionnaire titled “Organizational Climate and Employees Productivity Questionnaire” (OCEPQ) was used to elicit responses from the respondents. The method which was adopted in the analysis of data for this study is the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (PPMC) statistical toolusing SPSS version 20. The study revealed that there is a significant relationship between job autonomy, job involvement, concern for employee welfare, organizational facilities and employees’ productivity in Ambrose Alli university, Ekpoma, Edo State. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that the university management should ensure that employees are given a reasonable and commendable job autonomy in their various unit as this would enhance their level of job productivity.
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