Effect of Training and Career Development on Bank Employees’ Performance: Evidence from Selected Banks in Nigeria
Keywords:Bank, Career Development, Employees’ Performance, Training, Nigeria
This study examines the effect of training and career development on banks employees’ performance, using survey research design, through the administration of structured questionnaire on some employees of some selected banks at Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria. The findings reveal that, all the variables have positive individual significant effect on employees’ performance. The individual significance career development has the highest effect on Nigerian banks employees’ performance with t-stat = 6.256 *0.000. To further certify this, the multiple linear regression was used to test the combined effect of training and career development on employees’ performance to which only career development has positive and significant effect on employees’ performance (t-stat = 6.359 *0.000), where training has positive but insignificant effect (t-stat = 1.556 * 0.123). The adjusted R2 (0.398) indicated that, 39.8% variation in employees’ performance is accounted for by training and career development. The findings revealed that, an improvement in training and career development tends to enhance banks employees’ performance. It can therefore be concluded that, training and career development are important determinants of banks employees’ performance. Therefore, it is recommended that banks should enhance their training and career development activities towards the enhancement of their employees’ performance.
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