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Work motivation, self-esteem and information sharing among records managers in hospitals in Nigeria

Gloria Ngozi Eze, Samuel Nssien

Abstract


The study investigated the influence of work motivation and self-esteem on information sharing among records managers in hospitals in Oyo State, Nigeria. The survey design of the correlational type was adopted for the study. Findings revealed the respondents' age was 40.50± 2.45 years while 53.3% were female. Respondents work motivation (x = 2.87), self-esteem (x = 2.56) and information sharing (x = 2.73). Work motivation (r = 0.45) and self-esteem (r=0.55) had significant positive relationship with information sharing. Work motivation and self-esteem jointly predicted information sharing ((F (4,488) = 66.68, Adj. R2 = 0.48), accounting for 48.0% of its variance. Work motivation (β = 0.10) and self-esteem (β = 0.03) significantly contributed information sharing of records managers in Oyo State hospitals. Motivation and self-esteem influenced information sharing of records managers in hospitals in Oyo State, Nigeria. Therefore, concerted efforts should be made by management and other stakeholders of hospitals in Oyo State, Nigeria to take cognisanse of these factors for effective sharing of information.

Keywords: Information sharing, Motivation, Self-Esteem, Records managers in Oyo State Hospitals.




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