Social Security on the Employee Performance of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing Firms in Enugu State
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- August 31, 2022
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The study evaluated the social security on the employee performance of food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing firms in Enugu State. The specific objectives were to; evaluate the effect of health insurance on the employee output; influence of profit sharing on the employee punctuality and the influence of paid leaves on the employee retention. The study firms were: Nigerian Breweries, Aqua Raph Investment and Juhel company, Descriptive survey design approach was adopted. A total population of 2668 selected staff of the study firms. Sample size of three hundred and thirty-six (336) using Freund and William’s statistic formula at 5 percent margin of error was adopted. Three hundred and one (301) staff returned the questionnaire. Data was presented and analysed by mean score and standard deviation using Sprint Likert Scale. The hypotheses were analysed using Z – test statistic tool. The study revealed that Health insurance had positive effect on the employee output, Z (95, n = 301) = 8.415 < 11.643, p <.05;Profit sharing had positive effect on punctuality of the employees, Z (95, n = 301) =7.190 < 8.689, p <.05 and Paid leaves had positive effect on the employee retention of food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing firms in Enugu State, Z (95, n = 301) = 8.415 < 11.643, p <.05.The study concluded that social security had positive effect employee performance of the firms in Enugu State. The study recommended that the manufacturing firms should offer health insurance as part of their employee benefits package to enhance and attract more qualified workers.
Keywords: Social Security; Employee Performance; Profit-sharing; Health Insurance; Employee Retention; Tobacco Manufacturing Firms
Authorship: Ejim, P. E. PhD, Asogwa, A. P., Agunwa, V. N. PhD | FULL PDF