Relationship between Human Capital Investment and Employees’ Work Efficiency in ATAP Bauchi: The Relevance of TETFund Interventions

Hashim Sabo Bello

Abstract


As it is an established fact that, no nation or organization develops beyond the intellectual ability of its human resources. Nowadays, investment on human capital is paramount to sustain labour force participation in the progress and development of higher education in Nigeria. Besides, the Nigerian Universities and Colleges of Education, the polytechnic system provides another option for higher education in Nigeria where Certificates, National Diploma and Higher National Diploma courses are offered and awarded. The study aimed at evaluating the relevance of TETFund intervention on human capital investments and its bearing to employees’ work efficiency in the polytechnic communities in Bauchi state to be specific and Nigeria by extension. This study generates data from quantitative and qualitative sources, using questionnaire instrument to randomly collect a cross sectional data from one of the two (2) existing polytechnics in Bauchi state of Nigeria. A total of 45 structured questionnaires were administered on our respondents and 44 were valid for analysis. The research adopted the descriptive statistics as well as the Chi-square, X2, to analyze the results and test the hypothesis to give the tentative prediction about the nature of the relationship between the research variables. Thus the research believes that there is a significant relationship between TETFund intervention in human capital investment and employees’ work efficiency within educational polytechnic system in Nigeria. This research study recommended for the public organizations in Nigeria especially the education institutions to harnessed and take full advantage of the reciprocal benefits of human capital investments and the work efficiency in educational tertiary institutions as this will go a long way to raise organizational achievement towards an end with the least amount of resources.

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Human capital Investment, Relevance, Polytechnic, TETFund, Work efficiency

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15575/ks.v3i1.10417

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