Research Papers/Topics in Industrial Relations And Personnel Management

Distinguishing between Employment Relations and Industrial Relations

               Abstract In the review of the extant literature as regards industrial and employment relations approaches, it has been unveiled in this study that there exist differences in these approaches. These differences revealed shows that the shift from industrial relations to employment relations approach is not an “old wine in a new bottle” but a “new wine in a new bottle”. This study provides some justification for this viewpo...

Impact Of Social Networking Sites On Workplace Productivity

ABSTRACTThis study examines the impact of social networking sites on workplace productivity. Objectives of the study include: to examine the effect of social media on employees’ productivity; to identify the impact of using social media as a strategic communications tool on employee productivity and cost effectiveness; to identify the positive and the negative consequences of employees’ individual media use; to evaluate the potential benefits of social networking ...

INFLUENCE OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY

ABSTRACTEmployee motivation has captured the interest of researchers, business leaders, as well as human resource managers. There are many presented information regarding the theory of motivation and how it affects the performance of employees in organisations. Accordingly, motivation can significantly change the nature of work of an employee and can entirely change the workplace. Aside from the changing effects of motivation, there are still some remaining benefits that an organisation can r...

Effect of Emotional Intelligence on the Employee Performance Among Civil Servants in Osogbo, Osun State

ABTRACT Emotional intelligence is seen as an important factor for an organisation’s performance and development and it plays an important part in the performance of any organization today. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of emotional intelligence on employees’ performance among the Civil Servants In Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. A structured questionnaire was administered to 240 respondents and 176 were dully filled and returned representing 73% response rate. The d...

Enhancing Employees' Productivity in the Public Sector by Deploying the Reward Management System

ABSTRACTiThis research assessed the effect of reward management system on employee productivity in the public sector with special reference to a state-owned tertiary institution - Lagos State University. The research examined the role of reward management in enhancing the productivity of employees in the University. This is not to unconnected with the general belief that a just and efficient reward management system enhances workers’ morale and improves their effectiveness and performance a...

Influence of perceived organizational support on work life balance among workers in KPMG Nigeria, Lagos

This study examined the influence of perceived organizational support among workers in KPMH Nigeria, Lagos. It also examined the influence of role ambiguity on work life balance among workers in KPMG Nigeria, Lagos. A descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The subject of the study comprised staff of Tax, Audit and Business support departments of KPMG Lagos State. A total of 85 (44 males 51.8% and 41 females 48.2%) participants filled out the questionnaires completely. The ground...

IMPACT OF CORRUPTION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA FROM 2011-2015

  ABSTRACT This research project was an overview of the Nigeria’s recent experience on corruption in the context of economic development. It discusses the possible causes and impact of corruption, which are seen to be rooted in socio-cultural value practices and the political and economic situation of the country. Data were drawn clearly from publications with relevant information abou...

BASIC PRODUCTION CONTROL PROBLEM IN AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY AND BEST WAYS OF SOLVING THEM (A CASE STUDY OF PAN)

ABSTRACTThis research is on basic production control problems in automobile industries and best way of solving them with reference to Peugeot Automobile Nigerian Limited, Kaduna.  Its primary aim is to determine the basic production control problems in automobile industries and best way if solving them. The researcher also aims to find related to production control problems among others. The researcher divided the project work into five chapters. Chapter one forms the general introductio...

RECRUITMENT SELECTION AND TRAINING IN A PUBLIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC ENUGU BRANCH)

ABSTRACTThis project work is an-depth study of recruitment, selection and training, which are seen to feature prominently as crucial elements of personnel management.The overall objective of t his research work was to examine the institutionalized process of recruitment and selection as feared in a public limited companies; examine the practicability of the recruitment, selection and training processes as stipulated, appraise attempts by organization to increase employees’ performance ...

Gender Issues and Women Advancement to Leadership Position in First Bank Nig Plc, Lagos State

AbstractDiscrimination is one of the most controversial phenomena to challenge the Human Resources (HR) function in the workplace. Gender issues are such phenomenon in Nigerian society, which has serious implications for both human and national development. Gender discrimination turns the employees emotionally brittle, simple peace loving employees transform into paranoid and suspicious, fearful and angry individuals. Therefore, this study was undertaken to examine gender issues and women adv...

Analysis on the Industrial Relations practices in Nigeria and Europe

This paper examines the interface between diversity and industrial relations and how the impinges on the development of Nigeria and in Europe. Underlying the magnitude of the problems and the challenges in managing diversity in industrial relation systems in work environment. The paper highlights some of the sources of diversity and industrial relations and human resource implications of diversity. The paper explores the similarities and differe...

Implications of Work Environment on Employees' Performance. (A study of Non-Academic Staff of olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria)

ABSTRACTThe workplace environment plays a crucial role for the employees. Nowadays employees may have a large number of working alternatives, and then the workplace environment becomes a critical factor for accepting and/or keeping the jobs. The quality of environment in workplace may simply determine the level of employees’ motivation, subsequent performance and productivity. How well employees get along with the organization influence their error rate,level of inn...

MANPOWER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AS AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR ACHIEVING ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS. (A CASE STUDY OF STAR PAPER MILL LTD, ABA)

ABSTRACTThis research focuses on Manpower Planning and Development as an effective fool for Achieving Original Goals, using star paper Mill Ltd Aba as the case study. The problems of this study are numerous, to which one is the absence of administrative control in achieving the overall approved programs. The objective of this study is to map out enough manpower planning time and skills that will help manager gather information that will help them after ascertaining the organization manpower p...

REWARD SYSTEM, EMPLOYEE TURNOVER AND PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA)

ABSTRACTThis project is mainly concerned with the relationship of wage policy, employee turnover and productivity. It’s generally agreed that human resources are very vital to the success or otherwise of any firm, hence, there is need for adequate for human resources.The use of University of Nigeria Nsukka as my case study is because it’s a University with record of high productivity level and it has also shown a very efficient employee development. Evidently, there must be something wort...

SALARIES AND WAGES ADMINISTRATION AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVING EMPLOYEE’S PERFORMANCE IN AN ORGANISATION. (A CASE STUDY OF OLAMABORO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE)

ABSTRACTThis work is concerned with salaries and wages administration in Nigeria public sector, a case study of Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State. It is on this premise that the study is set to evaluate and highlight the significances of salaries and wages as factors towards achieving the aims and objectives of an organization. The employers of labour are aware of the fact that salary is also one way of motivating workers in an organization. The research design used in this study ...


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