Training/development and workers efficiency in some selected civil servant of Kaduna State Nigeria

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Kampala International University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between training I development and work efficiency in some selected civil servants of Kaduna state, Nigeria. In fulfilling the purpose of the study, the study determined the profile of the respondents, extent of training and development of the Kaduna state civil servant, level of work efficiency of the civil servant and lastly, relationship between the extent of training and development and workers efficiency in the Kaduna State civil service. Descriptive correlation design was used in this study and Sloven’s formula was also used to determine a sample size of 336 from 2119 total research population and the sampling was done by the use of simple random sampling. Self —administered questionnaires were used as research instrument and validity and reliability of research instruments was done using content validity index and pre-testing. Ethical considerations of research were also seriously considered in this research. Both qualitative and quantitative data analysis were employed using statistical techniques such as mean, standard deviation and correlation. Study finding reveal that the extent of training and development of the Kaduna state civil servant is so far positive at overall mean value of 2.94. The level of work efficiency of the civil servants is also noted to be high at the overall mean value of 3.38. The study also found out that there is positive relationship between the study variables at F value of 1.405 and P = 006>005. It was concluded that training and development is a cornerstone of workers efficiency. It was recommended that consistence training and development programme should continue with full support and collaboration of different stakeholders, if inefficiency is to be wiped out in the civil services of Kaduna state.
A thesis presented to the College of Higher Degrees and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Masters of Arts in Development Studies of Kampala International University
Training/development, workers efficiency, Civil servants, Nigeria