Work environment as collerate of employees' job performance and self esteem in Dangote Flour Mills PLS, Ilorin, Nigeria
The study examined the influence of Work Environment on Employees’ Job Performance and Self-Esteem using Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Ilorin as a case study. This was with the aim of determining the contribution of work environment to Employees’ Job Performance and Self-esteem. Relevant literatures were reviewed. Primary data was used in the collection of data through a structure que stionnaire from 200 respondents in the organisation. Two research hypotheses were postulated. SPSS statistical package was used to analyse the data using correlation analysis. Results showed that there is a significant relationship between Work Environment and Employees’ Self-esteem at 0.05 probability level [r(198) = 0.541, p<0.01]. It was also discovered that there is a significant relationship between Work Environment and Employees’ Job Performance [r(198)= 0.503, p<0.01]. Based on the results, the study concluded that work environment has an influence on both Employees’ Job Performance and Self-esteem. Hence, the study recommended that the management of Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Ilorin, in particular and by extension other manufacturing organisations, should focus on the factors that will enhance conducive work environment, so as to enhance Employees’ Job Performance and Self-esteem. They should create favorable working condition in order to enhance performance and selfesteem. The management should also implement good motivational incentive and performance appraisal method.
Keywords: Work Environment, Job Performance, Self Esteem, Employee.