Evaluation of the efficacy organizational change effects on university employees’ performance in Nigeria
James Ogbu, Clifford Tizhe Oaya, Joseph Ikechukwu
Nigeria universities over the years, have adopted many changes ranging from structural, leadership and technological changes in an effort to meet up with the global best practices in the educational sector yet its efficacy is still uncertain. This study evaluated the efficacy of organizational change effect on university employees’ performance in Federal University Wukari, Taraba State. Descriptive survey design was adopted by the study. A sample of 346 employees out of 1903 academic and non-academic staffs of the institution were surveyed in the study. The study used descriptive and inferential statistics to analyze the collected data. The inferential statistics used was simple linear regression. The study found that organizational change in terms of structural, leadership and technological changes had positive and significant effect on university employees’ performance in terms of job efficacy, job effectiveness and service timeliness respectively. In line with the findings, the study recommended continuous use and adoption of structural, leadership and technological changes in the university system to ensure employees’ efficient performance.