Compensation management and organizational productivity: A case study of Bayelsa State judiciary.
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COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY: A CASE STUDY OF BAYELSA STATE JUDICIARY.
UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA TORU-ORUA, SAGBAMA, BAYELSA STATE
FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
This study is to assess the impact of compensation management on organizational productivity in the Bayelsa State Judiciary. The study sought to assess the relationship between compensation and organizational productivity in Bayelsa State Judiciary, ascertain performance appraisal affects employee’s productivity in Bayelsa State Judiciary and evaluate how recognition of excellent performance affects employees’ job satisfaction in Bayelsa State Judiciary. The survey design was used. The population of the study was six hundred and twenty five (625) staffs in the Bayelsa State Judiciary. The sample size of two hundred and forty (240) was obtained using Taro Yeman formula. The Questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents after being validated by experts; out of the 240 copies of the questionnaire administered, 200 were returned and were used for the analyses while 40 copies were not returned. Data were collected through primary and secondary sources. The data were analysed using simple percentage, mean and standard deviation and Spearman rank order correlation coefficient was used to test the hypotheses. The findings of the study indicated that there was a positive relationship between reward structure and employee motivation. Based on the findings, the study recommended that human resource managers in every organization especially the judiciary should ensure that they develop reward strategies, systems and structures that are able to take care of the diverse motivational needs of their employees.
KEY WORDS: Compensation, management, organizational, productivity, and judiciary.