AN ASSESSMENT OF SELECTION TECHNIQUE ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF SELECTED ORGANIZATIONS IN ASABA, DELTA STATE)
Author: MADUEMEZIA, Patricia
The employee recruitment and selection technique is a serious business of Human resource management. This is because the success of any organization depends on it’s quality of workforce. This study was conducted to assess the impact of selection technique on employee performance. This research work is descriptive and exploratory in nature. The research design employed was descriptive statistics and survey approach as it aided the researcher in the assessment of public opinion. The population of the study was 500 and a workable sample size of 205 was drawn from it. This study covers the method of selection technique adopted by selected organization in Delta state specifically, Civil service commission, Animal Care Nigeria Limited, and Globacom Nigeria Limited between the periods 2001 to 2012 in Asaba metropolis. Regression and correlation analysis was run with the aid of analytical package for social science (SPSS) of software version 21 to unveil and assess the impact of selection technique on employee performance of some selected organizations. The findings obtained shows a significant positive correlation between the variables which implies that selection techniques, policy on recruitment, organizations placement, and employee`s performance. Organizational performance, structured interview, phone interview and assessment centre are important techniques to identify competent employee. It was further recommended for the utilization of various employment techniques which will identify the suitability of applicants. In addition, selection programs should include several procedures, policies for the purpose of achieving a desired out come. Finally, performance of employee should be monitored strictly, to ascertain the success of the selection process used.
Supervisor: Dr. C.G.E. Salami