Causes of Poor Workers Performance in College Of Education Kangere, Bauchi State Nigeria

Mudi Mohammed


Workers are very important resource in an organization. Therefore, organizations are expected to thrive to harness the vast potentials of such valuable resources by creating the right atmosphere for them to work so as to achieve the organization objectives. The growing non-performance, brain-drain and poor student performance in Nigeria higher institution of learning demand for efficiency and effectiveness. The study examined the causes of poor performance of workers in College of Education Kangere, Bauchi State Nigeria. The objective of the study is to access whether motivation affect worker’s performance. Various theories and concepts of motivation were used. 281 teaching staff and 71 non-teaching staff of the population were sampled of which 100 of the questionnaire administered were all filled and returned. Statement of hypothesis was formulated and tested using chi-square to determine whether motivation have any effect on workers performance. The findings revealed that providing incentives of any kind motivate employees on greater performance and led to effective service delivery. It was recommended that the institution as a matter of priority should improve on its motivation expectancy  theory and the adoption of non-financial incentives should be strengthen and sustained for effective service delivery among others.

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