Challenges of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in the North-Central Nigeria

Abstract

The Nigerian government places emphasis on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for socio- economic development and employment generation.  Consequently, owners/managers of SMEs in private sector adopt various strategies in order to achieve these set objectives. One of the strategies that can be of immense benefit is the adoption of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) practices. However, existing studies on SHRM are mostly concerned with financial institutions and big companies. This study, therefore, examined the challenges confronted by private investors in the implementation of SHRM on SMEs performance in the North Central zone of Nigeria.The study employed simple random sampling technique in selecting 220 out of 489 registered SMEs in sub-sector of private sector economy of the North Central region using a well-structured questionnaire. Mean ranking test was used to examine the challenges of SHRM by SMEs. The findings revealed that the challenges confronting the private ownership investor in adopting SHRM practices in the North Central zone of Nigeria were most resided in leadership development problem (µ=0.316 p

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APA

Abolaji, P & Adebayo, O (2023). Challenges of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in the North-Central Nigeria. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-strategic-human-resource-management-shrm-and-the-performance-of-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-the-north-central-nigeria

MLA 8th

Abolaji, Popoola and Oyetoyan Adebayo "Challenges of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in the North-Central Nigeria" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Oct. 2023, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-strategic-human-resource-management-shrm-and-the-performance-of-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-the-north-central-nigeria. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

MLA7

Abolaji, Popoola, Oyetoyan Adebayo . "Challenges of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in the North-Central Nigeria". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Oct. 2023. Web. 22 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-strategic-human-resource-management-shrm-and-the-performance-of-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-the-north-central-nigeria >.

Chicago

Abolaji, Popoola and Adebayo, Oyetoyan . "Challenges of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in the North-Central Nigeria" Afribary (2023). Accessed May 22, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-strategic-human-resource-management-shrm-and-the-performance-of-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-the-north-central-nigeria