AshEse Journal of Business Management
Vol. 4(2), pp. 184-189, June, 2020
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Full Length Research
Factors affecting manpower planning and utilisation in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Nigeria
Chioma Nonyerem Ibe
Industrial Sociology, University of Abuja, Nigeria.
Industrial Sociology and Personnel Management, Abia State University Uturu, Nigeria.
Received June, 2020; Accepted June, 2020
The study probed the problems of manpower utilization in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity Abuja to determine the extent of the utilization of job satisfaction and job specialization in the utilization process. A random sample of 360 staff from two ministries rated from grade level 4 and above. Chi-square statistical method was used for the analysis. The survey identified factors such as utilization of informal source of recruitment, low frequency of training, lack of working facilities, poor financial remuneration as the prevalent problem affecting manpower utilization and job satisfaction in the ministries. It was recommended that the government should promulgate laws that will protect employees in the Civil Service. Also, the remuneration of the Civil Servants should be increased and adequate working facilities be provided. In conclusion, the psychological and physical factors surrounding the employees should be respected for a positive result.
Key words: Manpower utilization, planning, Abuja, job satisfaction, civil servants.