THE EFFECT OF STAFF INCENTIVES AND SUPERVISION ON PRODUCTIVITY
Ofoegbu Wilson Chukwuemeka
The effect of staff incentives and supervision on productivity was investigated in secondary schools in Obio/ Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The research study used the stratified random sampling technique were a sample of 370 respondents was accessed out of a total population of 5200 from a total of 245 secondary schools in Obio/ Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The data gathered were analysed using an instrument titled “Staff Incentives and Supervision on Productivity Questionnaire (SISPQ) on a 4-point modified Likert rating scale. The data were tested using a z-test statistics and analysed using Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. From the analysis, it was found that amongst secondary schools in Rivers State, there exist a significant relationship between staff incentives and staff supervision on productivity. Resulting from the research conducted, the following recommendations were revealed: secondary schools administrators should promote welfare packages for their staff, via proper incentives and bonuses which would enable staff inculcate those moral gestures that could boost their morale’s in their workplaces. Also, modern methods of staff supervision and monitoring in classrooms should be adopted by school proprietors to encourage employee’s productiveness in the organization.
KEY WORDS: Staff Incentives, Staff Supervision, and Productivity