The Effect of Compensation on Employee Performance in Nigeria Civil Service: A Study of River … 13
that compensation strategy has the potential beneficial effects of enhancing workers’ productivity and by extension improving the overall organisational performance. Jane and Silas (2013) conducted an empirical study on the effect of compensation on performance of public secondary school teachers in Eldoret Municipality Kenya. Their study concluded that compensation package provided by teachers service commission in Kenya was overall “not satisfactory” as many of the teachers were uncomfortable with the compensation package and policies in place. Osibanjo et al. (2014) examined the effect of compensation packages on employees’ job performance and retention in a selected private University in Ogun State, South-West Nigeria. The results of their study showed strong relationship between
compensation packages and employees’ performance and retention. Chun-His and Setyabudi (2008) investigates how age, tenure, employee’s rank and work status are related to perception of direct and indirect compensations fulfillment in a hazardous work environment. Their study found that age, tenure, employee’s rank and work status are positively related to perception of direct and indirect compensations fulfillment. Christopher and Bulah (2016) carried out an empirical study on the relationship between total compensation and employee performance in Mayfair Insurance Company Limited in Kenya. The finding of their study shows that there is a positive significant relationship between total compensation and employee performance at Mayfair Insurance Company Limited in Kenya.