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The Effect of Sharepoint Training on Employees' Performance in the Workplace: A Case Study in SIPTU Ireland

Ogundipe, Mary Adetilewa (2020) The Effect of Sharepoint Training on Employees' Performance in the Workplace: A Case Study in SIPTU Ireland. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This research focuses on the impact of training received on how to use SharePoint on employee performance in Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU). SIPTU represents over 180,000 workers from virtually every category of employment across almost every sector of the Irish economy. SIPTU provides the expertise, experience and back-up services necessary to assist workers in their dealings with employers, government and industrial relations institutions (SIPTU, n.d.). This research is important because it will emphasis the importance of SharePoint training in every organisation. It will also contribute to a small but developing IT literature on training by identifying the linkage between training and employee performance (Chen, Jaw, Wu, 2016). SharePoint is a “subscription-based service that provides user with an enterprise-grade solution for creating sites to share documents and information with colleagues and customers” (Ward, 2012:85).

The data gathered was checked through a statistical softwares called Microsoft excel and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to find out the effect of SharePoint Training on employee performance. There are however two variables: SharePoint training (Independent) and employee performance (Dependent) as it pertains to effective collaboration, effective communication, competency, morale, skills, knowledge and ability. The selected population for this study is SIPTU Ireland and the sampling was confined to Trade Union Officials (TUOs) and Administrative Staffs in the Union. The total number of staff surveyed were 210 however, only 141 completed the questionnaire. Furthermore, the questionnaires were distributed via a link to the selected samples’s email and excel was used to analyse the questionnaire. The purpose of using questionnaire was to verify research hypotheses. This research focuses on SharePoint training using comprehensive literature which is the secondary data as the backbone of the study and questionnaire to gather the primary data from SIPTU’s selected staff.

Keywords: SharePoint, Employee Performance, Trade Union Officials, Administrative Staff, Morale, Training

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Training and Development
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Dan English
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2021 13:26
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2021 13:26
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4624

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