Employee Commitment and Job Performance in Federal University Dutsin-ma, Katsina State

Aminu IBRAHIM, Oladejo Lukman GBOLAGADE, Munir Shehu MASHI, Kabir IBRAHIM


Employee commitment and job performance are considered to be an issue in Federal University Dutsin-ma to achieve high employee performance.  The objective of this study is to study the employee commitment in relation to the performance of FUDMA Staff. The study investigated the impact of three dimensions of employee commitment-continuance, normative and affective commitments on employee Job performance. The researcher adopted a descriptive survey research design; total sample of 299 were selected using convenience sampling technique.  Questionnaires were used to collect the data. Both Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficients and Multiple Regression Analysis using SPSS were used to analyze the data. The results show that there is a significant relationship between continuance commitment and Job performance. As unexpected, the relationships between normative and affective commitment are not supported. The paper recommends the University to consider provision of incentives and conducive atmosphere that will enable employees to have affection for their jobs.


Employee commitment, Job performance, Federal University Dutsin-ma

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