Title: CAUSES OF LOW PRODUCTIVITY IN PUBLIC SECTOR IN NIGERIA:
A REVIEW OF LITERATURE
Authors: IMASUEN, Festus
IMASUEN, Festus Institute of Continuing Education, PMB 1051, Benin City, Nigeria
MLA 8 Festus, IMASUEN,. "CAUSES OF LOW PRODUCTIVITY IN PUBLIC SECTOR IN NIGERIA: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 2019, pp. 1638-1645, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=120. Accessed Mar. 2019.
APA Festus, I. (2019, March). CAUSES OF LOW PRODUCTIVITY IN PUBLIC SECTOR IN NIGERIA: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(3), 1638-1645. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=120
Chicago Festus, IMASUEN,. "CAUSES OF LOW PRODUCTIVITY IN PUBLIC SECTOR IN NIGERIA: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 3 (March 2019), 1638-1645. Accessed March, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=120.
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Abstract: In Nigeria, the issue of low productivity has been an issue for concern- especially more in the
public sector than in the private sector. Productivity is the efficient use of resources labour,
capital, land, material, materials, energy, and information-in the production of various goods and
service This study has tried to review literature on the causes of low productivity in public
sector in Nigeria. The study used content analysis. From the study, it is clear that low
productivity in public service is attributed to factors like weak effective salary and wages
administration, political interference and corruption, inadequate motivation, lack of training and
development, insecurity of job as result of casualization of staff, poor funding etc. Some of the
recommendations are that low productivity being experienced in the Nigeria public service, will
be a history if public servants are well trained, paid , motivated, and certain about the security
of their job.
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