EFFECT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEES’ PERFORMANCE INLAPAI LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LAPAI, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

Authors

  • Shuaibu Muhammad Ndanusa Ibrahim Babangida University Lapai, Niger State
  • Nmadu Timothy Ibrahim Babangida University Lapai, Niger State
  • Aidelokhai I. Dennis Ibrahim Babangida University Lapai, Niger State

Keywords:

Competitive Edge, Employee Performance, Motivation, Productivity, Productivity Levels

Abstract

The issue of motivation has continually posed a big challenge to organizations around the globe especially in the local government system where high levels of productivity affect or play a major role in determining the growth, development, stability and future success of that tier of government. Therefore, an organization in a bid to achieve success in maintaining a competitive edge as well as avoid a steady decline in the productivity levels of its employees, must ensure that its staff are adequately motivated. The primary purpose of this study is to examine the effect of motivation on employee performance on Lapai Local GovernmentArea of Niger State, Nigeria. This study adopted a descriptive and causal research design as well as the survey method in investigating the effects of motivation on local government levels. The entire population of the study was 2200 while the determined sample size is 338 using Taro Yamani formula of sampliling determination.  The finding of this study revealed that  95% of the respondents believed that Extrinsic factor influenced employees job performance   the researcher   recommends that government should keep or establish the rules and regulations that will govern the organizations both the private organizations as well as the public organizations in following the appropriate procedures, policies as well as the rules that will lead these organizations to give enough incentives and to give these employees appropriate compensation package that will enable them to work hand and be committee to their. Also, as organization, there is needs to establish short seminars and training to the all department and employee’s on the motivation aspects that are going to be given so as to increase their performance such as given promotion so as to enable them to perform harder and aloes that the employees may be given good compensation package to the higher performers. Also the departments need to give bonuses or incentives to these employees so as to work hard and to establish the policies, procedures, rules and regulations that will lead the employers o the motivation aspects so as to help the employees perform in good way that can lead into development of the organization as well as to achieved their goals as individual employee.

Author Biographies

Shuaibu Muhammad Ndanusa, Ibrahim Babangida University Lapai, Niger State

Department of Public Administration,
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai Niger State

Nmadu Timothy , Ibrahim Babangida University Lapai, Niger State

Department of Public Administration,
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai Niger State

Aidelokhai I. Dennis, Ibrahim Babangida University Lapai, Niger State

Department of Public Administration,
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai Niger State

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Published

2024-04-08

How to Cite

Ndanusa, S. M., Timothy, N., & Dennis, A. I. (2024). EFFECT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEES’ PERFORMANCE INLAPAI LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LAPAI, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA. Journal of Political Discourse, 2(1 (2), 115–127. Retrieved from https://jopd.com.ng/index.php/jopdz/article/view/117