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MOTIVATIONAL FACTORS THAT AFFECT LIBRARY STAFF PERFORMANCE IN BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE, NIGERIA

Idiegbeyan-Ose, Jerome and Idahosa, Mary

Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
Abstract


This paper discussed motivational factors that affect library staff performance in Benson Idahosa University. Survey research design was adopted for the study. Structured questionnaire was designed and administered to Library Staff of Benson Idahosa University, Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria. Twenty- two copies of the questionnaire administered were all returned and found useful for analysis. The findings revealed that inner satisfaction on the job, careful placement on the job, payment of allowance and over time work compensation of staff and timely promotion are all the factors that motivate library staff to perform better and improve their productivity. Frequency count and simple percentage methods were used in analyzing the data. It was recommended among others that the organization should ensure that staff welfare is taken care of. Staff should be encouraged for in-service training. In addition, management should adopt participative style of management whereby the staff are involved in decision making process.

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