Relationship between promotion and employees' performance: Evidence from the university of Abuja

Relationship between promotion and employees' performance: Evidence from the university of Abuja

Authors

  • Innocent Uchechukwu Duru Department of Economics, Rhema University Nigeria, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
  • Millicent Adanne Eze School of Business, Law and Social Sciences, Abertay University, Dundee, United Kingdom.
  • Abubakar Yusuf National Metallurgical Development Centre, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
  • Iyaji Danjuma Department of Economics, Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State, Nigeria.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Saleh Department of Banking and Finance, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33094/atssr.v7i1.69

Keywords:

Employee’s performance, Nigeria, Promotion, University of Abuja.

Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between promotion and employees' performance at the University of Abuja. The study utilized a descriptive research design. The multiple regression methodology and descriptive statistics were employed for the analysis of data. The data was derived through structured questionnaires from 337 workers at the University of Abuja. The findings indicated that the university treats you fairly and equitably with regard to promotion, the university provides opportunities for career development and the university provides promotional opportunities had a positive influence on employees’ performance at the University of Abuja. Conversely, the university is fair and equitable in its treatment of management had a negative impact on employees’ performance at the University of Abuja. However, the university provides clear and consistent requirements for promotion, the university supports ongoing professional development, the university acknowledges the long hours you devote to work and the university rewards excellence in performance through a promotion system did not exert a significant effect on employees’ performance at the University of Abuja. The University treats you fairly and equitably with regard to promotion, the university provides opportunities for career development and the university provides promotional opportunities had a positive influence on employees’ performance at the University of Abuja. However, the university is fair and equitable in its treatment of management had a negative impact on employees’ performance at the University of Abuja. The results suggest that the management of the University of Abuja should continue treating their employees fairly concerning promotion to increase performance. In addition, the university management should sustain their policies on promotions and career development. Furthermore, the management of the University of Abuja needs to review and reinforce the way it handles its management.

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Published

2023-02-13

How to Cite

Duru, I. U., Eze, M. A. ., Yusuf, A. ., Danjuma, I. ., & Saleh, A. S. . (2023). Relationship between promotion and employees’ performance: Evidence from the university of Abuja. Asian Themes in Social Sciences Research, 7(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.33094/atssr.v7i1.69

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