DIRECT COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT AS CORRELATE OF TEACHER TASK PERFORMANCE

Adanma Nnekwu Duvie, Issadas Chinwendu Nwokediuko

Abstract


This study investigated direct compensation management and task performance of teachers in the Public Secondary Schools in Imo State, Nigeria. The purpose was to determine the influence of direct compensation management on the teachers’ task performance in public secondary schools. Three research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. A sample of 664 teachers was selected from three education zones by proportional stratified sampling. Systematic sampling was used to identify the individual sample subjects. Data was collected with a researcher constructed questionnaire titled, “Direct Compensation Management and Teacher Task Performance Questionnaire (DCMTTPQ)”, with a reliability coefficient of 0.816. The research questions were analyzed using weighted means and standard deviation while Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation was used to analyze the hypotheses. The results revealed that irregular payment of teachers’ salaries and allowances reduced to a great extent the teachers’ task performance. It also revealed that there is a high and negative correlation between direct compensation management in Imo State public schools and the teachers’ task performance. Based on the findings and conclusion, it was recommended that Imo State Government should be more committed to the welfare of teachers by paying their salaries and allowances as at when due in order to enhance their task performance. The paper also recommended the immediate implementation of 26% of annual budget allocation to education as recommended by UNESCO at both the Federal and State levels to meet up with the demands of teachers’ direct compensation management.     

 

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direct compensation, irregular salaries, irregular allowances, teachers’ task performance

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