International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Nigeria | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


Management Emphasis on Professional Development and Lecturers? Job Performance in Akwa Ibom State Based Universities, Nigeria

Eno Etudor-Eyo | Kate Udoh


Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine how management emphasis on professional development predicts lecturers job performance in public universities in Akwa Ibom State. A research question and one null hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. Ex-post facto research design was used for the study. The study population consisted of 1535 lecturers in public universities in Akwa Ibom State. The cluster and simple random sampling techniques were used to select 307 lecturers as sample for the study. The instruments Departmental Head Management Emphasis of Professional Developmental Questionnaire (DHMEPDQ) and Lecturers Job Performance Questionnaire (LPJQ) were used for the study. The reliability coefficients of.89 and.87 respectively were obtained for the two instruments, and same were administered for data collection. The data collected were analyzed using simple regression analysis and the hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The results was that management emphasis on professional development of lecturers significantly predict lecturers job performance in the public universities in Akwa Ibom State. Therefore it is recommended, that university administrators should encourage and motivate lecturers to undertake professional development.


Keywords: Management Emphasis, Professional Development, Lecturers, Job Performance, Universities


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 1013 - 1017


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