Governance, Employee Engagement and Improved Productivity in the Public Sector: The Nigerian Experience
Journal of Investment and Management
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages: 141-151
Received: Jul. 18, 2015; Accepted: Jul. 30, 2015; Published: Aug. 11, 2015
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Nkogbu Godfrey Oshilim, Human Resource/Administration Department, Odogun Nigeria Limited, Warri, Nigeria
Offia Patience Akpesiri, Library Department, College of Education, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria
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Abstract
This paper examines governance, employee engagement and productivity in the Nigerian public sector. Amidst the high expectations of the citizenry from the new administration of the 6th republic in the Nigerian civilian administration, the reality on ground at the commencement of the new administration in the 6th Republic calls for questions raised by governance in the past administration and consequently employee engagement in the Nigerian public sector as well as its impact on organizational productivity. Owing to the declining level of employee engagement and productivity in the Nigerian public sector, the paper concludes that for productivity to improve in the public sector and for employee engagement to occur, the three Hs (Head, Heart and Hand) of the employee must be effectively engaged in addition to the provision of good governance by government.
Keywords
Engagement, Employee Engagement, Governance, Productivity, Public Sector
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Nkogbu Godfrey Oshilim, Offia Patience Akpesiri, Governance, Employee Engagement and Improved Productivity in the Public Sector: The Nigerian Experience, Journal of Investment and Management. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 141-151. doi: 10.11648/j.jim.20150405.12
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