The Colossus of Rewards and Motivation On Employees Performance In Kogi State University, Anyigba
Human resource is unarguably the most important asset in any organization considering its pivotal role in strategically and aggressively pursuing the objectives of the organizations especially in the 21st century. However, their performance largely depends on the reward mechanism being aligned by the organization to induce the employees to motivate them towards improved productivity and performance. The research effort in this article is geared towards exploring the impact of rewards and motivation on performance of employees in Kogi State University, Anyigba. The paper elicits data from both primary and secondary sources. More so, the researcher obtained sample of 325 out of the total population of 1,744 using the Yaro Yamana statistical technique while the data were analyzed using the simple percentage, frequency table, mean score and spearman rank order correlation technique. The paper revealed that reward and motivation is salient to improved performance and effective service delivery. Thus, recommends that, both monetary and non-monetary rewards should be sustained and reviewed periodically.