Manpower Training Programmes and Workers Job Retention in Nigerian Banking Industry

18 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2014

Date Written: March 23, 2014

Abstract

This study examined the nexus between manpower training programmes and workers job retention in Nigeria banking industry. The study adopts a co-relational survey method in which self-administered questionnaire and personal observation were used. One hundred and twenty samples were drawn from four branches each from the two selected commercial banks in Lagos State, Nigeria. Data were analyzed using regression, correlation and t-test analysis. The finding revealed that manpower training programmes has direct influence on job retention. Also, the finding established that out of the six (6) manpower training programmes carried out in the study, only two (labour relations skill and interpersonal treatment skill training) significantly influence workers job retention in Nigerian banking industry. Thus, the study concluded that quality manpower training programmes helps in determining the faith of workers in the face of job retrenchment especially those who possessed indispensable skills needed for organizational competitiveness and success.

Keywords: Retrenchment, manpower, training programmes and job retention

Suggested Citation

Solaja, Mayowa, Manpower Training Programmes and Workers Job Retention in Nigerian Banking Industry (March 23, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2413143 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2413143

Mayowa Solaja (Contact Author)

University of Ibadan ( email )

University of Ibadan
Ibadan, OR Oyo Stase 10001
Nigeria

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