Job Security, Labour-Management Relations and Perceived Workers` Productivity: Impact of Technological Innovation in Industrial Organizations.
This Study Investigated The Influence Of Technological Innovation On Job Security, Labour-Management Relations And Perceived Workers` Productivity In Industrial Organizations In Nigeria. The Descriptive Ex-Post-Facto Research Method Was Adopted For The Study. A Total Of 321 Respondents Were Selected For The Purpose Of The Study Using Proportionate Stratified Sampling Technique. Three Sets Of Questionnaire Were Utilized For Data Collection. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation And T- Test Statistics Were Used To Test Hypotheses Generated For The Study At 0.05 Alpha Levels. Findings Revealed That A Significant Relationship Does Not Exist Between Technological Innovation And Workers` Job Security. The Finding Further Revealed That Technological Innovation Has Not Significantly Influenced Harmonious Labour-Management Relations. It Was Also Found That There Is No Significant Relationship Between Technological Innovation And Perceived Workers` Productivity. It Is Recommended That Participatory Management Style That Could Foster Workers` Participation At The Planning And Implementation Stages Of Technological Innovation Should Be Encouraged Among The Managers In Order To Foster Workers` Participation In Decision Making And Workers` Supportiveness Towards Implementation Of Technological Innovation. Moreover, Skill Reengineering Programmes Should Be Organized For Workers At Regular Interval In Order To Sensitize Them; Foster Skill Acquisition And Utilization Towards Improved Labour-Management Relations And Increased Productivity.
Key Words: Technological Innovation, Job Security, Labour-Management Relations, Productivity, Organizations.
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