HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND PROFITABILITY IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE (A STUDY OF ONNA LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL)

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HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND PROFITABILITY IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE(A STUDY OF ONNA LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL)

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Contents                                                                               Pages

Cover page   –         –      –          –         –         –           –       i

Title page     –         –      –          –         –         –           –       ii

Certification  –         –      –          –         –         –           –       iii

Dedication    –         –      –          –         –         –           –       iv

Acknowledgements –      –          –         –         –           –       v

Abstract       –         –      –          –         –         –           –       vi

Table of contents    –      –          –         –         –           –       vii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

  • Background of the Study –         –         –    –       1
  • Statement of the Problem –         –         –    –       3
  • Objectives of the Study –         –         –    –       4
  • Research Questions –         –         –    –       –         4
  • Research Hypotheses –         –         –    –       5
  • Significance of the Study –         –         –    –       6
  • Scope of the Study – –         –         –    –       6
  • Limitation of the Study –         –         –    –       7
  • Historical Background of Onna Local

Government Area    –          –         –         –    –       7

  • Definitions of terms –         –         –    –       –         9

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.1 Brief Introduction     –          –         –         –           –       12

2.2 The Nature of Human Resources     –         –           –       12

2.3 Basic Categories of Training and Managements             –       19

2.4 Training and Management Programmes     –           –       20

2.5 Concept of Human Resources Planning –    –           –       22

2.6 Challenges of Human Resources Management           –       25

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1 Brief Introduction     –          –         –         –           –       27

3.2 Research Design       –          –         –         –           –       27

3.3 Area of the Study     –          –         –         –           –       28

3.4 Population of the Study        –         –         –           –       28

3.5 Sample Size and Sampling Technique        –           –       28

3.6 Method of Data Collection              –         –           –       29

3.7 Method of Data Analysis       –         –         –           –       30

 

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

4.1 Brief Introduction     –          –         –         –           –       32

4.2 Data Presentation     –          –         –         –           –       32

4.3 Testing of Hypotheses          –         —       –           –       44

4.4 Discussion of Findings          –         –         –           –       47

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.1 Brief Introduction     –          –         –         –           –       48

5.2 Summary of findings            –         –         –           –       –         48

5.3 Conclusion        –      –          –         –         –           –       49

5.4 Recommendations    –          –         –         –           –       49

References

Appendix

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

  • Background of the Study

Human resources management comprises of personal management and industrial relation. The human resource of an organization is therefore a significant resources of a distinctive competence that requires to be managed sustained and planned for in it is the organization will survive and grow to be able face future challenges. This is so because the human resources of an enterprise are the most active variable that activates the passive or inactive resources like capital and material in organization to achieve result. (Inyang, 2002)

According to Grand and Smith cited in (Inyang 2002), human resources of an enterprise is the most difficult to obtain, the most expensive to maintain and the hardest to retain. This is largely due to the complexity and unpredictability of human behavior. Hence, good corporate governance for profitability requires good corporate governance for profitability requires a god understanding and training in the behavioral sciences.The personal department is primarily concerned with people at work. It has its head the personal manager who coordinates the department and liaises with other department. Therefore it may be regarded as a staff department that aided other department and coordinate human resources of the enterprise.

Nwachukwu (2007) pointed out that organization deals with people and their relationship in an enterprise. It is the organization that determines the type of people required and their relationships. Thus, the type of personnel and structure required in a hospital is different from the personal and structure required in a weaving enterprise or a university. Organizing is a process of creating an organization structure to achieve objectives. This issue, the personal department of an organization according to Inyang (2002) offers the following range of service recruitment, selection and placement, employee welfare, health and safety, industrial relation and personnel research. These service forms the core component of personnel management and forms issues around around which personnel policy revolves.

According to Wikipedia (2011) a personnel policy is a plan of action a set of proposals and action their dealings with employees. The policy therefore provides guidelines for a variety of employment related issues as recruitment, selection, training, promotion, wages, collective bargaining, individual relation etc. a personal policy on training and staff management opportunities for employees to utilize the full potential in the organization. Human resource management therefore simply refers to training and staff management, which is the sector of the personal function.

  • Statement of the problem

This study is centered on human resources management as it affects the profitability in the public service. It is therefore hoped that, this could help government in planning and decision making and also make it possible and profitability in public service.

  • Objectives Of The Study

The objectives of this study are as follows:

  1. To examine the human resources management technique in the public service.
  2. To establish the nature of reunions existing between human resource management and profitability in the public service.
  3. To find out if profitability in public service can be improved without human resources management.
  4. To examine the best ways to train employees for high profitability.
  5. To explore and understand the extent to which human resources management can affect the profitability in public service.
  • Research Questions

The following research question will be considered

  1. Does human resources management in any way contribute to high profitability in public service?
  2. Is there any significant relationship between human resources management and workers satisfaction?
  3. Does the Onna local government embark on human training and management programmes?
  4. Does human resources management motivate workers in Onna Local Government Area?
  • Research Hypotheses

     The following research hypotheses shall be considered:

Ho: There is no significant relationship between human resources management and profitability in a public service.

H1: There is a significant relationship between human resources management and profitability in a public service.

Ho: There is no significant relationship between training programmes and profitability.

H1: There is significant relationship between training programmes and profitability.

  • Significance of the study

This research is intended to help corporate managers.

Personnel managers, trainers of human resources of an enterprise lecturer, companies involved in human resources department and institution involved in human resources management such as:

  1. The administrative staff college of Nigeria (ASCON).
  2. The institution of higher learning as well as researchers and students alike
  3. Others having interests in recommendation here in made useful in knowledge acquisition and organization management.

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