Workplace Environment and Performance of State Universities in South East, Nigeria
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- July 21, 2023
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The study evaluated the Workplace Environment and Performance of State Universities in South East, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to: examine the relationship between team work and students’ satisfaction and evaluate the relationship between leadership style and creation of opportunities of state universities in South East, Nigeria. The area of the study was the state universities in South East, Nigeria. The study used the descriptive survey design approach. The primary source of data was the administration of questionnaire. The actual population was three thousand, two hundred and fifty staff (3250). The adequate sample size of Three hundred and forty-four (344) staff, the study used Freund and William’s statistic formula as quoted by (Uzoagulu, 2011) at 5% margin of error. The population of the study was drawn from the staff of these organizations under study using a stratified sampling method. Three hundred and seventeen (317) staff returned the questionnaire and accurately filled. Data was presented and analyzed using Likert Scale and the hypotheses using Pearson correlation coefficient (r). The findings indicated: i. Team work had significance positive relationship with the student’s satisfaction r(95, n = 317), .498 <.788 = p. < 0.05, and Leadership style had significance positive relationship with the creation of opportunities in Nigerian South East State Universities r(95, n = 317), .526 <.729 = p. < 0.05. The study concluded that Team work and Leadership style had significance positive relationship with the student’s satisfaction and creation of opportunities of state universities in South East, Nigeria. The study recommended among others that the institutions’ management should establish a supportive atmosphere for teamwork in order to promote collaborative problem-solving, which ultimately results in improved outcomes. This approach will fosters individual development, enhances job satisfaction, and diminishes stress levels.
Keywords: Workplace Environment; Performance; Teamwork; Leadership Style
Ede, Titus Eguji, Rev. Fr., PhD