WORKPLACE RECREATION AND EMPLOYEE WELLBEING (A STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY COMMISSION)

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Abstract

This study evaluated the workplace recreation and employee wellbeing: A study of the Nigerian University commission. The specific objectives are to: to determine the effect of physical fitness programmes on employee wellbeing at Nigerian University Commission, to establish the effect of mental health programmes on employee wellbeing at Nigerian University Commission and to identify the effect of workplace entertainment on employee wellbeing at Nigerian University Commission. The study used descriptive research method. The population of the study comprised of 748 staff of Nigerian University Commission while Taro Yamane formula was used to arrive on the sample size of 230. The data was analysed with simple percentage analysis while all the hypotheses were tested with Simple Linear regression at 0.05 alpha level. The research made the following findings: that physical fitness programmes has significant effect on employee wellbeing at Nigerian University Commission, that mental health programmes has significant effect on employee wellbeing at Nigerian University Commission and that workplace entertainment has significant effect on employee wellbeing at Nigerian University Commission. The study concluded that physical fitness programmes and mental health programmes had a significant positive effect on employee wellbeing and performance. It was recommended among others; that to enhance job satisfaction among employees, organizations should offer recreation facilities and activities that are of interest to employees bearing in mind their different tastes, gender, age and among others. This will encourage the employees to engage in recreation activities that they enjoy most.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page i

Approval Page  ii

Declaration Page  iii

Dedication iv

Acknowledgements v

Abstract vi

Table of Contents  vii


CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the Study 1

1.2 Statement of Problems 3

1.3 Objectives of the Study 4

1.4 Research Questions 5

1.5 Research Hypotheses 5

1.6 Significance of the Study 6

1.7 Scope of the study 6

1.8 Operational Definition of Terms  6

References  9


CHAPTER TWO – REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 

2.1  Conceptual Framework  10

2.1.1  Workplace recreation  10

2.1.2  Physical fitness 11

2.1.3  Mental fitness 14

2.1.4  Workplace Entertainment  16

2.1.5  Employee Productivity 17

2.2  Theoretical Framework 19

2.3  Empirical review  22

2.4  Summary of Literature Review and Research Gaps 31

References 32


CHAPTER THREE – RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1  Research Design 35

3.2  Sources of Data  35

3.3 Population of the study  35

3.4 Sample Size Determination   36

3.5  Instrument for Data Collection 37

3.6  Validity of Data Collection 37

3.7  Reliability of Data Collection 37

3.8  Data Analysis Techniques 37

References 39


CHAPTER FOUR-PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA 

4.1 Presentation of Results  40

4.2 Test of Hypotheses  45

4.3 Discussion of Findings 52


CHAPTER FIVE - SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION 

AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.1  Summary of Findings 54

5.2  Conclusion   54

5.3  Recommendation     55

5.4 Suggestions for further studies  55

Bibliography 56

Appendix   59

 

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APA

King, B. & Chukwu, B (2021). WORKPLACE RECREATION AND EMPLOYEE WELLBEING (A STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY COMMISSION). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/workplace-recreation-and-employee-wellbeing-a-study-of-the-nigerian-university-commission

MLA 8th

King, Bright, and Bright Chukwu "WORKPLACE RECREATION AND EMPLOYEE WELLBEING (A STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY COMMISSION)" Afribary. Afribary, 27 Sep. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/workplace-recreation-and-employee-wellbeing-a-study-of-the-nigerian-university-commission. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

MLA7

King, Bright, and Bright Chukwu . "WORKPLACE RECREATION AND EMPLOYEE WELLBEING (A STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY COMMISSION)". Afribary, Afribary, 27 Sep. 2021. Web. 18 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/workplace-recreation-and-employee-wellbeing-a-study-of-the-nigerian-university-commission >.

Chicago

King, Bright and Chukwu, Bright . "WORKPLACE RECREATION AND EMPLOYEE WELLBEING (A STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY COMMISSION)" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/workplace-recreation-and-employee-wellbeing-a-study-of-the-nigerian-university-commission