Lecturers’ Job Effectiveness Tertiary Institutions Benefits in Cross River State, Nigeria

Volume 5 Issue 3 (July 2020)
Franca Udey
Pages: 221-226 Download Count : 99 View Count: 156 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.733451 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


The present study was aimed at examining the relationship between institutional emolument/fringe benefits and job effectiveness of lecturers in public tertiary institutions in Cross River State, Nigeria. The ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. One hypothesis was formulated and tested using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient at 0.05 level of significance. The population of this study was 1744 lecturers from four public institutions in Cross River State (University of Calabar, Cross River University of Technology, Federal College of Education Obudu and Cross River State College of Education, Akamkpa). The sample was arrived at using the stratified random sampling technique. The sample size of the study stood at 610 lecturers, which represents 35% of the population. 1830 students from the four institutions were purposively selected to respond to items that measures lecturers’ job effectiveness. The questionnaire formed the major instruments used for data collection for the study. To ensure the reliability of the instruments, a split half method of reliability was adopted. The reliability produced the value of 0.75 and 0.83 respectively. The figures showed a high reliability of the instruments. Result of the study showed a significant relationship between emoluments/fringe benefits and job effectiveness of lecturers. The study recommended among other things that, lecturers deserve their wages/salaries, so managements should endeavor to pay lecturers wages equitable with their counterparts in the world, this would motive them to work.

Keywords

  • Institution
  • emolument
  • fringe benefits
  • lecturers and job effectiveness.
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