project is a work on the role of staff training and compensation in public
corporation [A case study of the Enugu state Agricultural Development
Corporation (A case study of the Enugu State Agricultural Development
Corporation). The subject forms the foundation for all hypothesis which have
been estimated explained. Emphases were given on discovery the essence of staff
training and how the presence or absence affects the corporation. Different
methods of training were treated methods that are applicable to staff based on
the need of the individual staff. Compensation was found to be a major means of
encouraging staff towards sustainable and increment in effort. It was
discovered to serve as means of retraining the best incumbent in an
organization. Questionnaires and interview methods were used to
collect the needed data in the final analysis. The roles that staffs training
and compensation pay in public corporation were highlighted . The subject is
not without its problems. The recommendations were made for the full benefits
to be derived.
1.1 Background of the
1.2 Statement of the Problem
1.3 Purpose of the
1.4 Scope of the study
1.6 Limitation of the study
1.7 Definition of
1.8 Significance of the study
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.1 Source of
3.2 Area of
3.3 Population of the
3.5 Instruments of Data
3.6 Validity of
3.7 Reliability of Instrument
3.8 Method of Data
3.9 Method of Data
DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Presentation and
4.2 Summary of Findings
DISCUSSIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND
5.1 Discussion of Findings
5.2 Implications of the Research
5.4 Suggestions for Further
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE
The study on the roles of staff training and compensation in
public cooperation, a case study of the Enugu state Agricultural Development
Cooperation is in attended to look into the very important but usually over
looked subject of staff training and their due reward in various ways of staff
The study shall delve into the proper attitude that should be
digging about compensation of staff and the various methods of compensation.
The role of these two subjects training and compensation cannot be
over emphasized. This study will do its best within the scope allows it to
shows the importance of staff training and compensation in public corporation,
a case study of the Enugu State Agricultural Development cooperation.
This study shall also endeavor to expose the inadequacies in the system of
staff training and compensation with a view to proffering possible solution for
the benefit of the employees and the employer.
For any organization to function very effectively whether it is
big or small the knowledge and skills of the staff that organization must first
be taken into consideration.
Organization often recruits different categories of employees,
some at higher, some middle and some at lower cadres. In addition to the
already acquired knowledge and skills of these various categories of employees,
corporations are expected to improve their performance and productivity through
training and rewarding to the advantage of the corporation irrespective of the
level of an employees academic standing, there are situations which might arise
within the organization which may call for training and development of
employees, for instance, changes in the methods of production and introduction
of new technology.
Public corporation and modern industries came into an existence
since Nigeria got her independence in October 1960 which brought about
development among the entire societies. Since then, whether profit seeking or
not. Since then, the little effort the corporation has made on the
effectiveness of staff training and compensation, has, brought about a vital
standard for motivation between the corporation and her staff. This lead to the
relationship between the corporation and her staff, which imposed on the
increment and improvement of the corporation.
Historical Background of Enugu State
Agricultural Development Corporation
Following the success of earlier agricultural development projects
in some states of the federation, the federal government with the assistance of
the international Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), decided the
extent the strategy of Agricultural Development (ADP) for integral oral
development to all part of the country, until the first general of (ADP), the multi-states
Agricultural Development Project (MSADP) are phased in wide coverage. But in
contract with the nterprises, the entire staff should be subjected to
development and programmes. Staff training especially in the public sectors
have not received adequate attention of management. Even the selection and
employment of conditions for training programmes have become political issues
where merit had been knocked down.
He went further saying that every staff of any public enterprises
needs to be well educated and adequately trained. He concluded that staffs seek
for employment in an organization to contribute on the ooverall goals, as
well as to solve his personal needs from what he in turn receives from the
organization. This expectation he received is the reward which motivates him to
Ani .N. Agbo G, Nwandu E. (2002): They said that, “it is important
indeed to train a staff. They defined training as an organizational
effort aimed at helping employees to acquire basic skills required for
the efficient execution of the functions for which the staff were employed for,
they said that when the staff must have being trained, the enterprise will
benefit from it, thereby leading to an improvement in productivity, better
co-ordination etc.” They also commented on motivating of staff which leads to a
greater performance of employees. Finally, they stated that compensation is a
motivational seed that changes the organization and its staff.
According to the oral interview being conducted at the Enugu State
Agricultural Development Corporation, some of the staff strongly and happily
joined the researcher in the exposition of the importance of training and
proper rewards for staff in different ways, both within and outside of the
office environment, he commented that training makes and modes staff to know
things which are far from their reasoning, he commented badly that due to
lack of financial support from the government, the organization some times
found it very difficult to send her staff for a training programmes.
The staff bitterly concluded that training and compensation are
very vital keys in which must be given to reference in the management of how to
co-ordinate the staff, but the management found it very hard to reward
her staff, due to this, some of the staff took their job as nothing to talk
Another staff of Enugu State Agricultural Development Corporation
said that, he will love it the more if the training will be constantly within
or outside the office environment, due to the high rate of technology in the
society he went further saying that due to lack of training, the untrained
staff hardly performs well. He said that coming to the area of rewarding staff,
that the normally hide whenever work is available.
A book from internet being written by Elsgolts L. (1970): stated
in his book “Human Resources management 7th edition;
that the relationship between the behavious of staff and the outcomes of their
actions is affected by individual factors and organizational factors are reward
system, and training.” The book also stated that for motivated behaviour to
occur three elements are important
1.2 STATEMENT OF PROBLEM
Adequate skills relevant know how many in any particular filed of
discipline of endeavor are determining factors to a successful and achievement
of determination objectives.
Corporation both public and private seeks always to employ and
retain staffs with proven dexterity to accomplish a task. Such staffs with high
level skills in a specialized area are valuable assets, highly priced but have
a great wealth of experience.
This study will attempt to answer hence questions on:
i Why are some employees more
skillful than others?
ii What factors have led to
the acquisitions of skills?
iii Why are such members of staff
iv How can such members of staff be
properly encouraged to make them put in the best for the benefits of the corporation?
1.3 PURPOSEOF THE STUDY
Every institution and organization is result oriented while some
are to make profit. Others may be aiming at offering the best social or public
services. The study on the role of staff training and compensation in the
public corporation (a case study of the Enugu State Agricultural Development
Corporation), is therefore in objective congruence with the objectives of a
result oriented corporations.
Among the other objectives, this study is geared towards the
1. Analyzing the relationship between the
corporation and its staff.
2. Exposing the importance of staff training to the
3. Finding out the best way for staff training
4. Showing the practical positions of training and
compensation in the public corporation having the Enugu State Agricultural
development as a case study.
5. Proffering solutions where necessary to the
problems encountered in the process of staff training and compensation.
1.4 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
For the purpose of the study, this study shall extend only to the
limits of available information in the role of staff training and
compensation in the public corporation, a case study of the Enugu State
Agricultural Development Corporation.
This study shall however attempt to explain the various factors
that affects the staff drawing a comparison between such factors with the lack
of available training programmes and compensation. It shall the look into
the role of training of staff and their compensation in the public corporation.
It shall also, for the purpose of background understanding attempts the
description of public corporations.
1.5 RESREACH QUESTIONS
1. What are the relationship between the
corporation and its staff?
2. What are the importances of staff
training to public corporation?
3. What are the best way of finding staff
4. What are the practical positions of
training and compensation in the public corporation having the Enugu State
Agricultural Development Corporation as a case study.
5. What are the solution necessary to the
problems encountered in the process of staff training and compensation.
1.6 SIGNIFICANT OF THE
The study skill is significant in no small measure to
administration and managers of public and privet enterprises as they are
offered an opportunity to realize the great benefits that are derivable from
the training of staff and the great upliftment that compensation of staff can
give to any corporation.
A trained well oriented staff is security to himself and to the
corporation. This security guides him confidence and this confidence pays-off
on the corporation.
Compensation is motivational and can relieve a whole lot of social
and economics problems. A well compensated worker has a sense of belonging and
can claim to derive extreme satisfaction.
As managers and administrators give this ideal concept and put it
into practices. Then man power development is already into a new realm of
effectiveness and efficiency
This study is significant as well to the staffs who intend to be
trained and the one who needs or deserves compensation. This work gives him
added impetus as he realized the effect his training on the corporation. It
will consequently add to his intrinsic and extrinsic satisfaction, to go ahead
in acquiring skills through training and retraining as they made available in
The problems within and around the system exposed, shall be a
stretcher to the employer and the employee, also using the solution proffered
against the problems shall be able to reap bountifully. The benefit from the
role of staff training and compensation in their individual corporation.
The methods of training the staff as well as the compensation
being numerous shall be revealed in the study, hall also be a good reference
from which any corporation could be choose the best method as they are
applicable to them.
1.8 DEFINITION OF TERMS
1. What is staff?
This is all people
employed by a particular organization.
The entire group of
employees who works at a company or
The act of holding a
position at a company
2. What is training:-
This is a process of
importing knowledge in the life of others or
The action of
undertaken a course of exercise and diet in preparation for a sporting event.
3. What is compensation?
This is a systematic
approach to providing monetary value to employee in exchange for work performed
The action or process
of making such an award.
4. What is public corporation?
This is a company whose
shares are publicly traded and are usually held by a large number of people or
A corporation created to perform a governmental function or to operate under
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