Assessment of Manpower Training, Development and Challenges in Public Enterprises: A Case Study of National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

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Falobi, O.V.
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The Department of Vocational Education, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria. Journal of Vocational Education and Research
A descriptive survey design was used in this study. The population covered all the members of staff of NAFDAC in Lagos State from which fifty (50) staff were sampled for the study through simple random sampling technique. Structured questionnaire was used to illicit information from the respondents during working hours. Questionnaires were analyzed using mean and standard deviation to analyze all the items that answered the research questions. The findings revealed that the NAFDAC Agency often provide training and development for the staff to enhance their productivity in the organization so as to motivate them towards working effectively to achieve the Agency’s objectives. This finding agreed with Yusufu (2000) who stated that training of personnel enhances productivity in the organization. It was revealed that most of the respondents agreed that government should provide modern facilities and resources for staff training and development, promotion and salary increment should be provided for staff who have received training and career development, career prospects in the Agency should be made attractive and achievable and that opportunity should be given to staff for personal career development.
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Manpower , NAFDAC , Training , Development , Government agency , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Falobi, O. V. (2017). Assessment of manpower training development and challenges in public enterprises: Case study of national agency for food and drugs administration and control (NAFDAC). Journal of Vocational Education and Research. 2(1), 12-17.