A survey research design was used for this study. The survey design was appropriate for this study because it allowed investigation of possible relationships between variables as well as data collection from broader category and comparisons between variables. The study population was 25 workers at Lagos FM, Lagos.
All the workers were sampled for data collection making the sample size 25. The data was collected by use of a questionnaire. The data analysis involved frequencies, means, percentages, analysis of variance and bivariate analysis in form of cross tabulations. The findings were presented using Tables and figures.
On the role of training on employee performance the study showed that in general training enhances employee performance in change processes.
Training most likely motivates the top level to be committed to taking initiatives in helping other employees. This case may not apply for the middle level management and the non-management worker. Secondly the study also showed that training enhances employee engagement in innovation. Thirdly, the study showed that training enhances better performance among employee and lastly the study showed that training enhances employee enthusiasm to work.
On the role of training on employee motivation the study showed that training enhances employee motivation as it allows for employee recognition within the organization. Likewise training aligns employees to the organizational goals at Lagos FM. On the other hand training enhances positive leadership traits in the organization’s leaders. Lastly training facilitates motivation for work performance.
1.1 Background to the Study
An organizational strength could be improved teaming works for effective performance. The development of human resources has spanned through some period of time in history. It began with the process of transforming skills and knowledge to younger generation through apprenticeship.
Today the transfer process has become broader and more sophisticated; this is because of the completion and dynamic environment where increase in technological advancement is. Therefore, as the environment especially business environment changes with people present in such environment have to change with it in order to move the pace of the responsibility of training and developing their workforce so that they can fit the jobs they are given in order to perform efficiently.
One of the ways by which an organization responds to change is manpower training, training in most cooperate organizations not only in this but other profit and non profit. By manpower, we refer to the human resources of an organization. It refers to the totality of workforce or employees regardless of their classification or designation. In a broader sense, an organizational manpower encompasses the skills, energies, knowledge and talent available in the organization including the individual goals. Training constitutes a major aspect of the job performance of any worker as it affects the way they behave and perform their job in the organization. The process of training in an organization is a continuous one and organizational money spent on the training of the worker is money well invested. Workers, who have not received adequate training before being assigned with responsibility, lack the necessary confidence with which to carry out their job. Worker should be helped to grow by systematic training. Job training can bring about confidence and enthusiasm among workers, people are trained to have confidence and improve their level of performance of the job. Both the federal and state government recognized the importance of training in the development of the nation and the entire workforce.
Therefore, efforts have been make to raise the standard in the country, some of these efforts include expansion of facilities in higher institution like college of education, Polytechnics and Universities for training of both senior and middle level management. Establishment of Nigeria Council of Management and Administrative worker College of Nigeria (CASCON) established in 1971, 1972 and 1913 respectively. There are also appreciable effort on the part of cooperate bodies such as Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), Center for Management Development and the Administrative worker College where provided facilities for training.
1.2 Statement of Research Problem
The significant aspect of human resources in any organization cannot be overemphasized. They constitute a basic element in meeting and attaining the goal or success of the organization. They are the pivot on which an organization revolves. Modern day organizations are now becoming complex as a result of technological advancement that have resulted to changes in the organization. The dynamic nature of the organization made the manager to always embark in decision and evaluation in order to attain the predetermined goals. In this study, the following problem areas shall be addressed.
(i) To examine the necessity for training in an organization.
(ii) To examine the challenges of worker training.
1.3 Research Questions
1 Does effective training improve worker’s performance?
2 Does worker training contribute to the attainment of corporate objective?
3 Is there any significant difference between the trained and untrained worker in the performance in an organization?
1.4 OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
- To identify existing training programs at Lagos FM , Lagos
- To evaluate the effectiveness in improving worker’s performance.
- To find out if the training programs have impacted on employee morale and the firm’s overall performance.
1.5 RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
The hypotheses for the study are:
H0: There is no significant impact of job training on employees performance.
Hi: There is significant impact of effective job training on employees performance.
H0: There is no significant impact of effective orientation training on employees performance.
Hi: There is significant impact of effective orientation training on employees performance.
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