Influence of Management Style on Workers’ Productivity in Nigeria Machine Tools, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria

Asamu, Festus and Arisukwu, Ogadimma (2015) Influence of Management Style on Workers’ Productivity in Nigeria Machine Tools, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. International Journal of Inovative Reseach &Development, 4 (4). ISSN 2278 – 0211

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Abstract

Abstract: This study shows the significant relationship between management style and workers’ productivity in Nigeria Machine Tools, Osun State. This project has the following objectives: (i) to know the relationship between management style and workers’ productivity (ii) to examine how incentive can influence workers’ productivity (iii) to investigate whether workers involvement in decision making influence workers’ commitment to job (iv) to proffer solutions on how management style can influence workers’ productivity. A total of 115 respondents were sampled in Nigeria Machine Tools, Osogbo using stratified and random sampling method. Primary data was used for this study with a questionnaire as the research instrument. The relationship was used to measure independent variable against the dependent variable and Chi-square was used to test the research hypotheses with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). The result showed that there is a relationship between management style and workers’ productivity X2c=61.946 > X2t (0.05) = 12.59, it also revealed that a relationship exists between incentive and workers’ productivity X2c =32.476 > X2t (0.05) =21.03, and it observed relationship between decision making and workers’ commitment to job, X2c=28.055> X2t (0.05) =12.59. Based on the findings the following were recommended among others: (i) Management should employ appropriate leadership style to improve workers’ productivity, (iii) Management should adopt an incentive program to improve workers’ productivity(iv) Giving workers’ the autonomy to make decision - where appropriate – will boost and increase workers commitment to job

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Ogadimma Arisukwu
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2017 09:36
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 09:36
URI: http://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/951

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