Job Incentives And Career Knowledge As Predictors Of Workers Job Performance Among Employees Of Transmission Company Of Nigeria (TCN)

Zaccheaus Olonade, Micheal Boyede


This study investigated job incentives and career knowledge as predictors of worker job performance in Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). The study was for the purpose of ascertaining whether job incentives significantly contributed to worker job performance among the workers in Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) or not.  In the study, primary data was used. Survey research design was used. Primary data was collected through self-administered structured questionnaire. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. A total of 100 respondents from the organization were selected for the study using stratified Proportionate sampling technique. The researcher utilized three sets of questionnaire titled Job Incentives Scale, Workers Job Performance Scale and Career Knowledge Scale. Pearson’s Correlation was used to test the hypotheses. The findings of the study revealed that Job Incentives has weak negative relationship with job performance among worker of Transmission Company of Nigeria [r(96)= -0.11, p>0.05], also, findings revealed that career knowledge has weak positive relationship with job performance  among workers of Transmission Company of Nigeria [r(96)= 0.119, p>0.05]. It is recommended that employers should concentrate more on adequate job incentives and rewards to their workers to elicit positive attitude from them at work; and achieve job satisfaction which improves employee productivity and corporate performance.

Keywords: Job Incentives, Career Knowledge, Workers, Job Performance.

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/9-14-15

Publication date:July 31st 2019

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