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International Journal Of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM)

Effects of Motivation on Higher Education Lecturer’s Performance the Moderating Effect of Working Condition: A Proposed Conceptual Framework

Umaru Hussaini , Ibrahim Ahmed Noma , Suleiman Faruk Rugga

International Journal of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM), Vol-4,Issue-6, November - December 2020, Pages 109-115 ,

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Article Info: Received: 30 Oct 2020; Received in revised form: 05 Dec 2020; Accepted: 16 Dec 2020; Available online: 30 Dec 2020


In the modern world, education is broadly established to be the prominent mechanism for promoting economic progress. In Nigeria Higher education, which is a crucial aspect of education, and is expected to contribute significantly to economic growth and development. The objective of this study is to primarily through relevant literature, review previous literature in finding the effects of motivation on employee performance; moderating effects of working environment. This study provides comprehensive oversights on the relationship between motivation, working environment and employee’s performance of higher education in Nigeria. Previous literature reveals there is a dearth of studies exploring the association between the variables under studies whether conceptual or empirical. Though, the findings of the few studies reviewed there were inconsistent, the paper suggest that there is positive relationship between motivation, working environment and employee’s performance. The study recommends the framework to be tested empirically by testing the moderating effect of working environment on the relationship between motivation and employee’s performance.

Motivation, Employees Performance, Job Performance, Working Environment.

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