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American Journal of Business and Society, Vol.1, No.3, Sep. 2016, Pub. Date: Jun. 23, 2016
The Effect of Human Capital Development on Job Satisfaction of Librarians in Public Universities in Nigeria
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Authors
[01] Japheth Abdulazeez Yaya, Chief Librarian/Lecturer, Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Abstract
This study investigated the effect of human capital development on job satisfaction of librarians in Nigerian public universities. A correlational survey research design was adopted. The study population consisted of 1,254 librarians in public university libraries in Nigeria, from which 923 were selected using simple random sampling. The research instrument used was a self-developed questionnaire. The study revealed a significant relationship between human capital development and job satisfaction (r = 0.037, N = 620, P < 0.05) of librarians in public university libraries in Nigeria. It concluded that contrary to general belief, job satisfaction and productivity levels of librarians in university libraries were high. It is recommended that university library management should continue to promote values such as improved employee recognition, good leadership style and improved human capital development programmes that would increase job satisfaction and productivity of its workforce.
Keywords
Human capital Development, Manpower Training, Career Development, Librarians’ Job Satisfaction, Nigerian Public University Libraries
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