Chika George Igwesi, Agwu Kalu Ukairo, Mathew Chiedu Ijeh


The study investigated the effect of cognitive crafting on the graduation rate of students in Federal Universities, South East, Nigeria. The study is anchored on Elgar’s Performance Theory of organizations. The survey research method was adopted for the study, making use of structured questionnaire as instruments for data collection. Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. Hypotheses were tested using the simple linear regression. The study found that cognitive crafting had significant positive effect on the graduation rate of students in Federal Universities, South East, Nigeria (r 0.803; P < 0.05). It was therefore, concluded that cognitive capabilities which promote students’ graduation rate enhances the overall performance of Universities in South East, Nigeria. The study recommended that Universities should be properly funded to encourage the employment and retention of professionals with cognitive capabilities that would enhance students’ graduation rate and overall performance of the Universities.

JEL: B10; A02; C06

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