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Performance Appraisal and Employee Productivity: A Case Study of Nigeria Brewery Plc.

Ejenavwho, Peace Ufuoma (2021) Performance Appraisal and Employee Productivity: A Case Study of Nigeria Brewery Plc. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The rate of under-producing organizations in Nigerian is a phenomenon that requires critical investigation as the number of organizations producing below standard is on a steady rise. There are studies that linked these low organizational outputs to the unmotivated attitude of employees within these organizations, and have also posited that performance appraisal is the means through which the training needs of the organization can be effectively identified. The fundamental objective of this research work is to evaluate the impact of performance appraisal on employee’s productivity in Nigeria using the Nigeria brewery plc as case study. In addition, the research will take into assess the relationship between motivation and employee productivity.

Four different hypothesis were formulated and tested using the Pearson Chi-square test to establish if there is a relationship between performance appraisal, employee productivity and employee motivation. To ensure the reliability of the research instrument, the Cronbach’s Alpha method was employed and a reliability coefficient of 0.931 was obtained which is far more than the recommended limit of 0.7.

This research work adopts the quantitative approach and the data for this research was collected by means of a well-structured questionnaire and analyzed using the IBM Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). The results obtained from data analysis were presented by means of tables using both inferential and descriptive means. Using a probability sampling technique, the study adopted a sampling size of 110 from the population frame. The study was constrained by time couple with the global restriction on movement due to Coronavirus. The findings of the study indicated that both performances appraisal and employee motivation are important factors in enhancing employee productivity at the Nigeria brewery plc.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Performance appraisal; Human Resource Management; employee productivity; Motivation; Nigeria breweries Plc.
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
H Social Sciences > Economics > Microeconomics > Production (Economic theory) > Industrial productivity > Labor productivity
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Motivation
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Clara Chan
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2021 11:00
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2021 11:00
URI: https://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/5247

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