Performance Management And Employee Productivity In Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Employees are the life wire of any organization and as such when effectively managed can contribute to productivity. The way and manner the issue of performance appraisal, reward and Feedback are treated goes a long way to determine the level of employee’s output in the organization. This study examined performance management and employee productivity in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University. The study employed descriptive survey design method while Vrooms Valence Expectancy theory was adopted as the theoretical framework of analysis, Pearson’s product moment correlation was the analytical tool used . The major findings of the study were that performance appraisal had moderate positive relationship with productivity in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University. It was also revealed that the reward system has a high significant positive correlation with employee productivity in the institution. The study also found out that feedback has a highly significant positive correlation with employee productivity in the university. The study concluded that effective and efficient performance management through appraisals and good reward system and feedback mechanism will lead to high employee productivity which will eventually lead to the attainment of organizational goals. Based on the foregoing, the study recommended that the university and other tertiary institutions should pay greater attention to the type of performance appraisal system used in evaluating their staff both Academic and Non-academic.
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