Publisher: Centre For Social Science Research, Enugu

The Impact of Training On Employees Job Erformance: An Empirical Study of Selected Organizations In Warri, Delta State

Ojoh James, Okoh Lucky
KEYWORDS: Impact, Training, Employees, Job Performance, Organization


Organizations and individuals should develop and progress simultaneously for their survival and attainment of mutual goals. Modern management has to develop the organization through human resource development. Employee training is the important sub-system of human resource development. Employee training is a specialized function and is one of the fundamental operative functions of human resources management. This research was carried out to investigate the impact of training on employees job performance: An empirical study of selected organizations in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. In this research, efforts were made to review the need and objectives of training, evaluation of training effectiveness and the contribution of training to an organization. A set of structured questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection and administered on 60 employees of the commercial banks under study using Yaro Yarmen formula. Applying this formula, the sample size from a population of 70 is 60 respondents at 95% confidence level. Data analysis was made using simple percentage tables and hypotheses were tested using chi-square statistic. The results showed that training impact positively on the organizations under study. Secondly, the findings also revealed that training is an organizational way of improving on workers performance. It further revealed that lack of training brings about low productivity of workers. Based on the results obtained, it was recommended that management should undertake an in-depth assessment of the individual training need, proper evaluation of job on employee before he can be sent on training, the employee should take part in the administration of certain training programmes and the employee must be made aware of the cost of training and a host of others

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