Supplementary Livelihood Strategies among Workers in Nigeria: Implications for Organizational Growth and Effectiveness

USHIE, E. M., AGBA, AGBA, A. M. OGABOH, AGBA, M. S., BEST, E.G.

Abstract


This paper examines the impact of supplementary livelihood strategies among workers on organizational growth and effectiveness in Nigeria. 320 staff from University of Calabar, Calabar was randomly and purposively selected for the study. Data was gathered through questionnaires. Five hypotheses were postulated and tested using chi-square, independent t-test, z-test and spearsman’s rho correlation. Findings revealed that educational qualification, income and household size influenced workers engagement in supplementary livelihood. The study also revealed that, there is a significant difference between male and female in the engagement on supplementary livelihood. The research further revealed that, workers engagement in supplementary livelihood affects organizational growth and effectiveness. It was recommended among others, that management should pay salaries as at when due and make policies that promote good condition of services.

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