JOB ANALYSIS AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVED ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF SMEs IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

Chukwunonye Anyakoha

Received: 30. March 2019, Reviewed: 26. April 2019, Accepted 19. May 2019


Abstract

This study explored the influence of job analysis on organizational performance among 180 small and medium scale enterprises in Lagos, Nigeria. Data was obtained using structured questionnaires and analysis of company financial statements. The analysis was done using statistical package for social science (SPSS) version 20 and the results obtained showed that proper job analysis improves productivity at work, efficiency and organizational profitability. Findings also showed that there are significant challenges that hamper the effective implementation of job analysis in SMEs in Lagos. The study thus recommended that entrenching a company policy of robust talent management and job analysis in order to bring about continuous improvement of staff performance and organizational efficiency.

Key words

Job analysis, human resource management, small and medium scale enterprises, organizational performance

DOI: 10.33382/cejllpm.2019.02.01

JEL classification: D21, D23, J08



How to cite

Anyakoha, C. (2019). Job analysis as a tool for improved organizational performance of SMEs in Lagos, Nigeria. Central European Journal of Labour Law and Personnel Management, 2 (1), 7-16. doi: 10.33382/cejllpm.2019.02.01