In the course of this research work, productivity is taken to mean the relationship between the quantities of goods produced to the quantity of resources used. A more fruitful way to understand productivity is to consider it a process. Thus Brech (1975) was of the view that productivity can loosely thought of as the continuing improvement of the firms management performance in the use of resources and through the operations it is conducting.
However, for the purpose of his research work, the researcher highlights those factors responsible for low productivity among the Nigerian workers. The researcher tends to focus on those means that will be applied to get workers committed to their work using effective motivational tools to enhance an increase in the productivity level of the Nigerian workers while focusing on the public sectors organization, N.E.P.A. Enugu zonal office as the study scope. If the recommendations, findings are implemented, it will go a long way in helping the employers of labor especially N.E.P.A. to motivate, encourage her employer for greater productivity.
Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources, the analysis of the data was carried out using the statistical method, it was under this study that the researcher brought out a population size that he used to determined the basis for the information gather and analyzed. The use of the chi-square (x2) helped to further the text of the data gathered.
The findings of the research observed by the help of questionnaire and interview embarked upon as regards factors responsible for this law productivity are as follows:
(i) The job evaluation system is being carried out in hazy and unfair manner.
(ii) The motivational tools and incentives were not properly provided to workers, which in the right scenes, it tends to be motivating workers into putting their best at work but the reverse is the case.
(iii) There is the fear of job security among workers for fear of being left redundant or sacked.
(iv) The workers experienced a shortage of their working facilities that ought to have helped them in their productivity.
(v) Working system in the country is not satisfactory accepted by the workers due to the fact that their purchasing power is not guaranteed.
Winding this findings the researcher then proffered recommendations that would eliminate these problems or at least reduce it to the bearest minimum. Thus recommendations tend to be:-
(i) Proper job evaluation so as to remove any biased feelings of evaluation processes.
(ii) Provision of working facilities to aid workers.
(iii) Training and development needs of workers.
(iv) Provision of incentives and fringes benefit that has the ability to motivate workers’
(v) Maintenance of discipline and work ethics.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page ii
Approval page iii
Table of Content x
1.1 General background to the subject matter 1
1.2 Problem associated to the subject matter 5
1.3 Problems that the study will be concerned with 6
1.4 The importance of studying the area 7
1.5 Definition of important terms 8
Literature review 10
2.1 The origin of the subject area 10
2.2 School of thought within the subject area 14
2.3 The school of though relevant to the problem 18
2.4 Difference method of studying the
problem research method used. 25
2.5 Summary. 28
Presentation analysis of data 31
3.1 Data presentation of studying 31
3.2 Analysis of the data 42
3.3 Recommendation 45
3.4 Conclusion 45