EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION AND EMPLOYEES’ PRODUCTIVITY IN ORGANIZATIONS IN SELECTED PARASTATALS IN OWERRI, IMO STATE
Keywords:Extrinsic Motivation, Employees’ Productivity, Organizations, Parastatals, Salary Increase, Output Maximization, Job Security, Employee Turnover, Regular Promotion and Industrial Harmony.
This study focused on extrinsic motivation and employees’ productivity in organizations using selected parastatals (Imo State Board of Internal Revenue, and Owerri Capital Development Authority [OCDA]) Owerri, Imo State. Survey research design was used and questionnaire served as instrument of data collection. The population of this study is made up of the entire 300 senior staff of Imo State Board of Internal Revenue (180) and Owerri Capital Development Authority OCDA (120) in Imo State, from where 171 staff were sampled using Taro Yamane sampling formula. The data collected were presented in tables and analyzed using simple percentage and t-test statistics. Based on the data analysis, it was discovered that there is significant impact of salary increase on output maximization, job security enhances employee turnover, and regular promotion leads to industrial harmony in the organization. The study recommends that there is need to encourage job security and reduce employees’ job turnover in the organization. This should be done through confirmation. Also, the staff should be well motivated to perform their duties through promotion. This will help to achieve stability and productivity. The study therefore concludes that staff in public sector needed extrinsic motivation in all ramifications so as to enhance workers performance.