WORKPLACE POWER AND JOB PERFORMANCE: IMPLICATIONS FROM AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA

Authors

  • Abiona Bolaji Grace Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Odetayo Taiwo David Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Fakoya Emmanuel Oluwagbenga Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Adeogun Stephen Oluwaseun Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35120/sciencej0301007b

Keywords:

Workplace power, employees, job performance and Agricultural Universities

Abstract

This study determined effects of workplace power on job performance with its implications for Agricultural Universities in Nigeria. Two hundred and twenty seven (227) employees were randomly drawn from the selected universities through multistage sampling procedure. The mean age of the employees was 38 years, while most of the employees were mostly male (60.8%). Results indicated that the overall job performance was significantly influenced by expert (b = 0.287, p<0.01) and legitimate power (b = -0.279, p<0.05) in studied educational organizations. It was clearly concluded from the study that superior officers have considerable professional experience to manage workplace power through which subordinates were made to do their work better. This professional expertise of the line officers positively enhanced employees’ job performance. This study recommended that, policy that will ensure transparency in all administrative procedures be put in place to enhance thriving of legitimate power within organizations.

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Published

2024-03-14

How to Cite

Bolaji Grace, A., Taiwo David, O., Emmanuel Oluwagbenga, F., & Stephen Oluwaseun, A. (2024). WORKPLACE POWER AND JOB PERFORMANCE: IMPLICATIONS FROM AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA. SCIENCE International Journal, 3(1), 7–11. https://doi.org/10.35120/sciencej0301007b

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