Recruitment Practice and Corporate Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria

Ukpong Uwem Johnson, Okparaji, Philips Wuwu Gomba, Uzoma E. O. Akopunwanna, Maduabuchi, Chinyere Emeka


The studies examine the effect of recruitment practice and corporate performance. The study became necessary, due to the poor implementation of recruitment practice in firms. Specifically, the study was designed to examine the effect of recruitment on corporate performance. Literature review was based on the selected variables for investigation. Two research questions and hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. A cross sectional survey design was used with population size of 3059, the sample size of 354. Taro-Yamene’s estimation formula was used to determine sample size for the study. Questionnaire survey was used as instrument for data collection. Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient was adopted for data analysis and test of hypothesis at 0.05 significant levels using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) version 20. The result of the analysis revealed that there is a significant and positive relationship between recruitment and corporate performance. Based on the findings, it was concluded that the quality of employee hired has determined corporate performance determined organizational performance. In the light of the above it was recommended that managers should adopt quality recruitment practices which will enhance the intensification of the organization and on best fit approach of recruitment.


Recruitment, Corporate performance, Effectiveness and Efficiency.

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