Effect of Staff Welfare Packages on Performance of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), in Enugu State, Nigeria

Effect of Staff Welfare Packages on Performance of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), in Enugu State, Nigeria

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Authors 
 Nnamani, Jane Udewo1, Ugwu, Felix Ikechukwu PhD2 and¬†Oluka, Kingsley Ugochukwu3
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1st, 2nd & 3rdDepartment of Business Administration, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu
ACCESSFULL PDF | DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.8251671
Abstract 
 The study evaluated effect of staff welfare packages on performance of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) in Enugu state. The specific objectives were to: examine the effect of housing allowance on the average cost of operation and evaluate the effect of educational facilities on the output in Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC). The study used the descriptive survey design approach. The primary source of data was the administration of questionnaire. The population of the study consisted of seven hundred and eighty (780) management and senior staff. The adequate sample size of two hundred and sixty-four (264) using Freund and William’s statistic formula at 5 percent margin of error. Two hundred and fifty (250) staff returned the questionnaire and accurately filled. That gave 95 percent response rate. Data was presented and analyzed by mean score and standard deviation using Sprint Likert Scale. The hypotheses were analyzed using Z – test statistic tool.  The findings include that Housing allowance had positive effect on the average cost of operation, Z (95,n = 250), =4.965 < 6.799,P <. 05 and Educational facilities had positive effect on the output in Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), Z (95,n = 250), = 6.103 < 7.684,P <. 05.  The study concluded that Housing allowance and educational facilities had positive effect on the average cost of operation and output in Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC). The study recommended amongst others that the management should endeavor to provide housing allowance to staff for better productivity of the organization as housing assistance can clearly make a difference in moving families from welfare to work.  

Keywords: Staff Welfare Packages; Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC); Performance; Educational Facilities


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