This study examined the influence of financial motivation on Local Government employee productivity in Abia State, Nigeria with focus on its implication for organizational efficiency. Specifically, it assessed the socio-economic .profile of the employees; ascertained the level financial motivation among respondents; estimated the relationship between financial motivation and employee productivity; analyzed the factors that influenced employee productivity and financial motivation and determined the strategies that enhanced employee productivity among respondents. The study employed multistage sampling technique in the selection of location and respondents from whom data and information were elicited using pretested and structured questionnaire. In the course of data analysis, descriptive statistics, correlation analysis, motivation scale and multiple regression were used. The results of the socio-economic analysis showed that majority of the respondents were literate, female, married, young, vibrant and enterprising. Majority of the respondents were full time workers with large household sizes, working in a conducive environment but were not involved in decision making. The result of correlation analysis showed that there was a significant positive relationship between productivity and financial motivation while the multiple regression model revealed that experience, working hours, decision making, nature of employment, management style were found to be factors influencing financial motivation. However, years of working experience, marital status, education and working environment were significant determinants of productivity. The study found that poor funding of capacity building activities, lack of feed-backs, poor networking activities, bureaucratic bottlenecks in the processing of annual leave and benefits, information gap, poor research and evaluation ICT base were major constraints to staff productivity. On the basis of the findings, XII the study suggested that government and the relevant operators of the civil service should provide the necessary infrastructure, logistics and equipment to provide the right working environment and conditions for increased efficiency among others.
LEKAN-AKOMOLAFE, N (2021). Influence Of Financial Motivation On Local Government Employee Productivity In Abia State: Implication For Organisational Efficiency. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Dec 02, 2023, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/influence-of-financial-motivation-on-local-government-employee-productivity-in-abia-state-implication-for-organisational-efficiency-7-2
NDIDI, LEKAN-AKOMOLAFE. "Influence Of Financial Motivation On Local Government Employee Productivity In Abia State: Implication For Organisational Efficiency" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 22 Sep. 2021, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/influence-of-financial-motivation-on-local-government-employee-productivity-in-abia-state-implication-for-organisational-efficiency-7-2. Accessed 02 Dec. 2023.
NDIDI, LEKAN-AKOMOLAFE. "Influence Of Financial Motivation On Local Government Employee Productivity In Abia State: Implication For Organisational Efficiency". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 22 Sep. 2021. Web. 02 Dec. 2023. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/influence-of-financial-motivation-on-local-government-employee-productivity-in-abia-state-implication-for-organisational-efficiency-7-2 >.
NDIDI, LEKAN-AKOMOLAFE. "Influence Of Financial Motivation On Local Government Employee Productivity In Abia State: Implication For Organisational Efficiency" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2021). Accessed 02 Dec. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/influence-of-financial-motivation-on-local-government-employee-productivity-in-abia-state-implication-for-organisational-efficiency-7-2