Work Training: A Panacea for Personnel Productivity (A Study of Shoprite Limited, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria)
Keywords:Work training, Orientation, On-the job training, Off- the job training, personnel productivity
The study examines the impact of workplace training on personnel productivity in Shoprite, Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria. Descriptive research method was adopted since it required observing and documenting behavior, attitudes and activities. Human capital theory and Expectancy theory underpinned the study. The sample size was derived by Krejcie & Morgan (1970) table which consist of (70) respondents who are employees of the firm. Data were collected through a questionnaire instrument found to be reliable. The data collected was grouped according to response and presented in tables using frequencies and percentages. The hypotheses were tested using Pearson’s correlation analysis. Results of the study revealed that work training has a significantly strong and positive association with personnel productivity. Base on the finding, the study recommends periodic and effective trainings programs for employees to keep abreast with new skills and knowledge regarding their job and also serve as a source of motivation. The researcher suggested that further investigation should be carried out in public sector to assess the effectiveness of work trainings.
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2023 Author(s)
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.