THE PERCEIVED EFFECT OF QUALIFICATION MISMATCH ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE

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ABSTRACT

This research deals on the perceived effect of qualification mismatch onemployee job performance in Seedvest Limited. The company continues toemploy   people   from   the   labour   market   irrespective   of   their   academicbackground.   This   paper   therefore   sought   to   determine   the   effects   ofqualification mismatch on job performance of Seedvest Limited employees.This study adopted a descriptive design. The population of interest to thisstudy   was   the   entire   89   staff   of   Seedvest   Limited   through   a   stratifiedsampling   technique,   Primary   data   was   collected   by   administered   astructured   questionnaire.   Data   collected   were   analyzed   by   the   use   ofdescriptive   statistics   and  presented  as   percentages   and  frequencies.   Theinformation was presented by use of table and in prose-form. The study revealed that a majority of employees of Seedvest Limited werequalification mismatch, therefore has effect on their performance on the job.The study found that additional training help majority of the employees toalign their skill and job requirement in order to be productive as expectedfrom the company management. While the Training and Development unitadministered various training sessions to bridge the identify skill gap.Based on the study findings, there is need to discontinue employment andplacement of employees with a mismatch between their field of educationand their job and that, employees should always be recruited and placed onroles that match their levels and fields of education. There is also need forlearning needs assessment for employees already in employment; this is asure way of ensuring better job performance of employees.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABSTRACT         I
CERTIFICATION         II
DEDICATION        III
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT        IV
TABLE OF CONTENT        V
LIST OF TABLE        VI
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY        1
1.2 STATEMENT OF RESEARCH PROBLEM       4
1.3  RESEARCH QUESTIONS        5
1.4 AIM AND OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY        6
1.5 RESEARCH HYPOTHESES        7
1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY        7
1.7 LIMITATION OF THE STUDY        8
1.8 DEFINITION OF TERMS        9

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 
2.1 LITERATURE REVIEW          10
2.1.1 JOB SKILLS INDEX       15
2.1.2 THE HAYS GLOBAL SKILLS INDEX       17
2.1.3 WAR FOR TALENT       20
2.1.4 BORDERLESS   SOLUTIONS   TO   TODAY’STALENT MISMATCH WORLD                        22     2.1.5 MANAGERS’ PERCEPTION OF SKILL MISMATCH                              252.2.0 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK      27
2.2.1 HUMAN CAPITAL THEORY      27
2.2.2 LABOUR   MARKET   SEGMENTATION   THEORY   29

CHAPTER THREE:  METHODOLOGY
3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN    37
3.2 STUDY AREA/LOCATION    38
3.3 SAMPLING PROCEDURE    38
3.4 SAMPLE SIZE    39
3.5 METHOD OF DATA COLLECTION    41
3.6 METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS    41            
3.7 ETHICAL CONSIDERATION    42

CHAPTER FOUR:  RESULT AND DISCUSSION
4.1 TEST OF HYPOTHESIS    52

CHAPTER   FIVE:     SUMMARY,   CONCLUSION   AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS    56
5.2 CONCLUSION    58
5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS    58A
5.4 AREA FOR FURTHER RESEARCH    59
References:    60
Appendix:    66
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APA

OLUWADARE, I (2019). THE PERCEIVED EFFECT OF QUALIFICATION MISMATCH ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE. Afribary.com: Retrieved October 17, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/the-perceivedeffect-of-qualification-mismatch-on-emloyee-job-performance

MLA 8th

IDOWU, OLUWADARE. "THE PERCEIVED EFFECT OF QUALIFICATION MISMATCH ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 09 Oct. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/the-perceivedeffect-of-qualification-mismatch-on-emloyee-job-performance . Accessed 17 Oct. 2019.

MLA7

IDOWU, OLUWADARE. "THE PERCEIVED EFFECT OF QUALIFICATION MISMATCH ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 09 Oct. 2019. Web. 17 Oct. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/the-perceivedeffect-of-qualification-mismatch-on-emloyee-job-performance >.

Chicago

IDOWU, OLUWADARE. "THE PERCEIVED EFFECT OF QUALIFICATION MISMATCH ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed October 17, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/the-perceivedeffect-of-qualification-mismatch-on-emloyee-job-performance