Impact of Work Environment on Employee Productivity in Polytechnics in Edo State

Adenekan, Tolulope Elizabeth, Nwoko, Godday Chukudi


The study examined the impact of work environment on employee productivity in Polytechnics in Edo State. Descriptive survey research design was adopted in the study and the two owned public polytechnics were used in the study. Academic and non-academic staff were the study population. Random sampling procedure was employed in selecting the sample of the study, with  a sample size of 204. Questionnaire was the instrument used in the collection of data and data were analysed using simple percentage, correlation and regression. Results revealed that Findings showed that the level of employee productivity was moderate 2.9). The nature of work environment of employees in polytechnics in Edo State was moderately conducive 2.6). There was a significant positive relationship between work environment and employee productivity (r = 0.417**;p <0.05). it was also found work environment significantly influenced employee productivity (t(200) = 0.518, R = 0.299 p< 0.05). employers of labour should provide an enabling environment that is void of noise, well-equipped office, mutual cooperation between the employees and the employers as well as other coworkers as this could enhnace the level of their productivity.

Keywords: Work environment, Employee productivity, Polytechnics, Edo State

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/14-8-06

Publication date: April 30th 2022


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