Motivation as factor influencing productivity and job satisfaction in academic library: case study of Olusegun Oke library, Lautech, Ogbomoso, Oyo state, Nigeria
The paper investigated the influence of motiv ation on productivity of staff on the basis of job satisfaction, participation in office decision s and attitude of supervisor to staff personal problems. Survey method was used to c arry out the research and total enumerative techniques in addition to interview were employed in eliciting information from the respondents. Out of sixty questionnaire distributed, 57 were returned and found valid for analysis, giving the response rate of 95%. The data collected was analyzed using simple descriptive statistics which consists of tables, frequency counts and percentages. It was discovered from the study th at 89% respondents were satisfied with the job they are doing presently. All the respond ents agreed that they are always consulted on issues affecting their welfare, 78.5% agreed that they were satisfied with the discipline measure employed in the library while 21.5% respondents were displeased. It was revealed by the junior staff that the opportunity to go for further studies in librarianship is an added advantage over their colleagues in other departments of the University, this motivate them to perform well o n their job. Prompt response of supervisor to per sonal problems of the staff contributed to the satisfaction the workers derived from their job in LAUTECH library. Since every worker in the library relates like a single family, the problems that causes distraction from work are always nipped in the bud.
Key Words: Motivation, Productivity, Job, Satisfaction, Academic, Library