Staff Empowerment as a Tool for Increasing Orgarnizational Performance: A Study of Non–Academic Junior Staff in Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas Bonny
The purpose of this paper was to investigate the influence of staff empowerment on organizational performance. The research design was descriptive survey to investigation and observed the influence of staff empowerment on organizational performance .It is of utmost important for the institution management to empower junior staff in their institution since this have not only been served as a motivational tool but also as a strategy to improve work performance .Findings from the research shows that employees empowerment helps in workers retention , workers motivation and serves as performance boaster in the organization . the study find out that this strategy has helped many organizations to improve their performance by delegating functions , entrusting , trusting and giving power and authority to employees to take certain decision as regards to their work , so as to improve their performance . Sequel to the above , it is very important for this institution to ensure that it provides environment that promote employees empowerment and policies that guide this strategy .Some recommendations were put forward to resolve the issues of the research.
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