Chinwe Susan Oguejiofor, Daniel Chukwudi Emefiele, Daniel Osamwonyi Iyoha


This study was carried out to determine the influence of human resources development programmes on business educators’ job performance in tertiary institutions in Delta State. The study adopted a descriptive survey. The population of the study comprised 154 business Educators in tertiary institutions in Delta State. The entire population was used as sample for the study. The research instrument used to collect data for this study was a questionnaire. The content and face validity of the instrument was carried out by four experts in Business Education and two experts in Measurement and Evaluation. These screening processes ensured the content and construct validity of the instrument. The Cronbach alpha method was used to determine the internal consistency of the instrument which yielded 0.83 r value. Two research questions and two null hypotheses were formulated for the study. The data collected was anaylzed using mean, standard deviation and t-test using SPSS. The hypotheses formulated were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The results led to the conclusion that human resources development programmes influence business educators’ job performance. Based on the findings, it was recommended that job rotation and professional mentoring should be utilized by business educators in tertiary institutions in Delta state.


Business educators, Human resources, Staff development programmes, tertiary institutions, and Job performance

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