Manpower Training And Development As A Tool For Enhancing Employee Performance In Organization (A Case Study Of Unilever Plc Aba, Abia State)
Abstract of Manpower Training And Development As A Tool For Enhancing Employee Performance In Organization
This project work centere on the topic the impact of increasing employees effectiveness (a case study of Unilever Plc Aba, Abia state). It is divided into five chapters. Chapter one comprises of introduction, background of the study, statement of the problem, purpose/objective of the study, significance of the study, scope of the study, and definition of terms. Chapter two comprise of introduction, literature review, meaning and definition of training, training needs, how to define training needs in an organization, definition and meaning of development, chapter three comprises of research design and methodology of introduction, research design, sources/methods of data collection, population and sample size. Chapter Four comprises of data presentation and analysis, introduction, presentation of data and analysis of data. Chapter five also comprises the summary of findings and made appropriate conclusion. Finally, recommendations were made at the end of the paper
Table of contents on Manpower Training And Development As A Tool For Enhancing Employee Performance In Organization
Table Of Content
1.1 Background Of The Study
1.2 Statement Of The Problem
1.3 Objectives Of The Study
1.4 Research Questions
1.5 Significance Of The Study
1.6 Scope Of The Study
1.7 Limitations Of The Study
1.8 Definition Of Terms
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW
2.2 Meaning And Definition Of Training
2.3 Training Needs
2.4 Types Of Training
2.5 Definition And Meaning Of Development
2.6 Types Of Development Programme
2.7 Reason For Staff Training
2.8 Problem Of Training And Development’
2.9 Importance Of Training And Development Workers
2.10 Summary Of Related Reviewed Literature
3.0 RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.2 Research Design
3.3 Sources/Methods Of Data Collection
3.4 Population And Sample Size
3.5 Sampling Technique
3.6 Validity And Reliability Of Measuring Instrument
3.7 Method Of Data Analysis
4.0 PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA
4.2 Presentation Of Data
4.3 Analysis Of Data
4.4 Interpretation Of Data
5.0 SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.2 Summary Of Findings
Chapter one of Manpower Training And Development As A Tool For Enhancing Employee Performance In Organization
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The importance of human resource in an organization cannot be over emphasized. Every organizations depends more on these response for the attainment of its objectives. However objectives cannot be achieved unless the organization is made up of employees who are also ready to commit themselves to the organization but may find it difficult to cope within their job due to many factors such as organizational changes environment changes and technological changes.
Therefore, managers adopts manpower training and development as one of its various strategies to enhance employees capabilities. They are not just left to stay and work until they are due for retirement but they are being trained and developed in order to increase their abilities, skill and knowledge. Experience has shown that many employees have failed in many organization due to the fact that there was no provision made for training.
Employees are not just trained for their own benefit only, the organization stands a chance and privileged to gain a lot from them. The manpower training and development is an important activity that management cannot afford to miss or play around with because not every activity can be carried out in working situation.
Manpower training and development develops the working style and ability of workers so that they can contribute optimally to the achievement of organizational goals. It is important in an organization in order to improve workers interest towards their jobs so as to increase the quality of output and also reduce accident and improve productivity.
There are factors which necessitate training and development. These factors include:
Increasing employees effectiveness: The survival or failure of an failure of an organization depends on its employees effectiveness. Definitely, organization cannot easily achieve its objective without undertaking programme in order to step up its employees productivity.
Environment changes: Ever organization is set to exist to an environment. This is to say no organization operates in a vacuum. Environment in which every organization needs to be adaptive in nature and as such employees need to update to these change in structure, relationship technology, processes and procedures and there is also desire to bring about changes in the productivity and behavior of the employees. In addition, employees often make a lot of mistakes which leads to wastage especially in automated production.
The risk of accident is higher where an employee lack the experience, In this case, training is necessary to reduce cost of wastages and accident.
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
In assessing manpower training and development as a tool for enhance productivity in the private sector there are problems that come to mind.
The company has been facing the problems of ineffectiveness because they are not able to achieve their company’s short and long term goals due to low productivity from the workers. The company has also been facing the problem of employee’s, obsolesce and redundancy which has resulted to a situation whereby the company can no longer topic or face environmental changes, technological and organizational changes around it. It has gone to the company can no longer meet its competitors.
The problem mentioned above grace rise to many problems in the company such as risk of accident being higher, low improvement In quality output, loss of good will labour turnover.
Manpower training and development will go a long way in solving these problems mentioned above if proper attention is given.
1.3 PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
Following the problems stated previously, it is the duty of the researcher to determine the following objectives:
1. To determine the training and development needs of employees in organization with reference to Unilever Plc.
2. To know the relationship between training and employees performance in the organization.
3. To find out the method they employ and which method are most accepted its employees
4. To emphasize on the problem they encounter in carrying out the training and development prorgrammes.
1.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS
i. What are the training and development needs of employees in organization with reference to Unilever plc?
ii. Is there any relationship between manpower training and workers productivity?
1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
For the enhancement of manpower and development to be more effective, its objectives and process must be clearly understood from a utilitarian stand point.
Therefore, if properly done, it will be used as a means of increasing the effectiveness in workers. The findings and recommendations of this study will be useful to both students and researchers other topics on human resource management. Also Unilever Plc industries necessary.
1.7 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The scope of the study cover all roles of manpower training in Unilever Plc, it also includes these expectation not achieved and the difficulties encountered by the researcher
1.8 LIMITATION OF THE STUDY
1. Lack of finance
2. Inadequate material
3. Time problem
1.9 DEFINITION OF TERMS
Training: The process of learning the practical side of a job
Productivity: The rate of efficiency of work.
Organization: A group of people working together for a purpose
Manpower: The number of people available for employment
Tool: An instrument for doing work
Development: The process or act of developing