Oliver Okechukwu Okanazu – Maureen Anayo Madu – Samuel A Igboke

Received: 28. March 2019, Reviewed: 03. May 2019, Accepted 15. June 2019


This study centred on innovative practices that the management of public sector in Nigeria, Enugu State in particular should adopt to ensure efficient and corruption-free public sector. Three research questions and three null hypotheses guided the study. The study contains the research results conducted in the Ministry of Finance and Local Government Affairs of Enugu State, Nigeria. The ministry consisted of 521 senior and junior members. A questionnaire survey was applied to collect the necessary data. The chosen method was validated by three experts. The Cronbach Alpha Reliability Method was used, and a general reliability coefficient of 0.83 was obtained. The obtained data was analysed and the set hypotheses tested using mean, standard deviation and t-test statistics. Generally, the study found out that public sector managers in Nigeria, Enugu States in particular agreed that the innovative recruitment/selection, training/development, compensation/motivation practices will serve as a recipe for efficient and corruption-free public sector.

Key words

Innovation, Personnel management, Innovative personnel management, Public sector

DOI: 10.33382/cejllpm.2019.02.03

JEL classification: M12, M54

How to cite

Okanazu, O.O., Madu, M.A., Igboke, S. A. (2019). A recipe for efficient and corrupt free public sector. Central European Journal of Labour Law and Personnel Management, 2 (1), 29-46. doi: 10.33382/cejllpm.2019.02.03