A research proposal on the impact of employee welfare program on
increase productivity. Employee welfare is a non-financial rewards that many
organization offers as incentives to attract and retain talented employees.
According to Human Resources out sourcing firm MC-Global, employee Welfare
services includes good health, benefits, wellness, information, advice and
support services. Employee welfare is anything done for the comfort and
improvement of employees and it is provided over and above the wages. The
objectives of the research is to find out the impact employee welfare services
and activities have on the loyalty and satisfied labour force for the
organization, how the benefits the company gives to its employees affects the
company. The researchers therefore will try to highlight the problems and
possible solution of employee welfare activities on increase productivity as it
affected “DHL” Internal Nigeria Limited Enugu. The organization (DHL) is a
courier service company with a peculiar operational and administrative set-ups.
In the course of the above study a review of related literature will be
ascertained. The sources of the data will include both primary and secondary
data. The instrument that the researchers will use in collecting data will
include questionnaire administration, interview, observation. The
benefits derived by workers, such as better physical and mental health to
workers, allowance in loan, transport, housing, medical, Christmas and new year
etc.In conclusion, the research believe that with the findings obtained in the
research, the organization particularly (DHL) should be able to identify the
problem and possible alternative solution of the observed problems.
1.1 Background of
1.2 Statement of
1.3 Purpose of the
1.4 Significance of the
1.6 Scope of the
1.7 Limitation of the
1.8 Definition of terms.
2.1 Nature and Scope of Employee
2.2 Development of Employee
2.3 The cost of Employee
2.4 Purpose of Employee Welfare
2.4.1 Categories of employees welfare
2.4.2 Benefits for safety health and
2.4.4 Hospitalization and group insurance
2.5 Benefits for added leisure and
2.7 Benefits for old Age and Retirement
2.7.1 Disadvantages of employee
3.0 Research Design and
3.3 Source of Data
3.4 Research Instrument
3.5 Method of Investigation
3.6 Method of Data Analysis
3,7 Population and Sample
4.1 Presentation, Analysis, and Interpretation
5.0 Summary of Findings, Conclusions and
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The practice of employee welfare activities has now become a
popular phenomenon of the total personal policy of any organization .the
activities involved giving extra benefits to employee to supplement their wages
at the cost of the employer. They are important to both
organization and the employees. From the views of the employees it is seen that
a good employees welfare activities will induce the employee to work hard and
improve their general attitude rewards the organization and increase their
level of production. But for the employee these benefits represent an extra
income, additional security or more desirable working conditions that require
no additional efforts.
organization, employers of labour have seen in employee welfare services as the
ability of the sub-ordinate to contribute more to the achievement of the
organizational goal, promote industrial relations so as to maintain industrial
pace. It is also believed that good employees services activities will motivate
and induce employee to work hard, thereby increasing their productivity level
and improve the general employee morale, also enhance the public image of the
French and Saward
(1977:138-140) defined employee welfare services as something of who value
apart from the agreed regular monetary payment of salaries and wages given an
employee. In recognition of the workers need fulfillment function, they are
variously called welfare services, welfare benefits, employee benefits and
amenities. They are also known as pay or supplementary and non wages
remuneration. As non-taxable income and expenses they are being called indirect
compensation and non-tax benefits.
Employee are directly
influenced by nature and quality of welfare services offered because they
compare themselves with their counterparts in other organizations. Therefore,
every organization should bear in minds that for them to achieve the
objectives, the employee welfare services should be adequately competitive and
focused towards solving the real needs of the employees.
Nwachukwu (1986:75) has
shown that workers prefer increase in welfare service to increase in salaries
especially during the period of inflation and rising prices, workers get
frustrated and dis-satisfied when welfare services are in-adequate. But if the
opposite obtains workers are satisfied and more committed to give their best to
the achievement of the companies objectives apart from this, the organization
is rendered impotent and managerial functions at planning organizing, directing
and controlling become ineffective resulting from heavy loss if money, time and
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM.
Workers or employees are often attracted into certain organization
not only because of the pays packages that are stated in the advert but also
because of the benefits attached to them. These benefits usually include
housing, transport, medical, pension or retirement benefits to name but a few.
These attractions also
constitute to considerable objectives for which such individuals make up their
minds to these primary attractions of such individuals into the organization
will certainly lower the morale as well as the efficiency of such individuals
performance which will in turn effect on the organization’s productivity.
organization have been faced within increase agitation from the workers unions
and staff association because of the inadequate employees welfare services,
poor administration of the existing ones or total withdrawal of the existing.
These dis-satisfaction expressions or administration of employee welfare
services activities need proper investigation and examination in order to find
a lasting solution to these numerous problems.
These assertions will
be examined with respect to DHL International Nigeria Limited in Enugu State.
1.3 THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY.
determine the various employees benefits available in DHL International Nigeria
Limited and how they affect the increase productivity of the employees.
ascertain whether any of the benefits formally enjoyed by the employees in DHL
International Limited Has been withdrawn. If so the affect on the loyalty of
find out if there are other benefits which employees demand for effective
performance of their duty that have not yet being provided.
ascertain the problems, if any that is encountered by the company in
administering the benefits to the workers.
determine the effectiveness of employees performance.
make recommendations based of this study on how to improve provision and
administration of employee welfare activities in DHL if there is need to it.
1.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
This research work is significance to the board, government,
companies, private companies, research students, policy makers etc. who are
interested in finding ways of improving moral and general welfare of the
Another significance is
that the preferred suggestions will have a direct impact in the company,
thereby creating a conducive atmosphere and environment for the attainment of
the organizations aims and objectives. The management and staff of DHL
international Nigeria Limited would benefit immensely from any snag in the
administration of the workers benefits and also show how best to implement the
The research is also
important to partial fulfillment for the award of National diploma (ND) in
1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS
increase productivity be gotten from employees when there is proper provision
and administration of workers incentives program?
workers benefits scheme in “DHL” International Nigeria Limited any direct
effects on the productivity level or loyalty of the employees?
what extent has the employee benefits scheme been administered or implemented
are the attitudes of the DHL workers to work with respect to the benefits they
1.6 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The scope focuses on the effective motivation of workers of DHL
International Nigeria Limited in Enugu state, that is how motivation can be
used to increase labour productivity through identification of problems in
effectively motivating its employees and suggestions preferred on how to
improve the performance of workers to wards optimum performance.
1.7 DEFINITION OF TERMS.
For the purpose of this research work, the following key words are
defined as follows.
the founders names. D for Dalsey, H for Hilboln, L for Lynds.
Is any person who enters into a contract of employment with another in returns
for wages, salaries or other valuable considerations.
this is an organized efforts to ensure the basic well being of people in need.
It is also a wide variety of services provided by companies for employee and in
some cases for members of employee’s families. These word shall be used often
and interchangeably with benefits, giving benefits, employee benefits and
This refers to a pre-determined agreement of program, events or development
planned to accrued, accumulate or increase to a given expected out come.
This refers to the sum of many paid regularly by the state or employer to their
This is profits, gains and future good rewards offered to employees.
this is a situation whereby one gives up on a regular work especially because
this refers to the policy of employees of controlling people in a patterned way
by providing them wit what they need but giving them no freedom of choice.
This is circumstance or easier to do some things.
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