Title: Fringe benefits and employee motivation in selected banks in Delta State of Nigeria

Authors: Nwachukwu Prince Ololube; Juliet Onyeka Nwokolo; Lawretta Adaobi Onyekwere; Peter James Kpolovie

Addresses: Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Foundations and Management, University of Education, P.M.B. 5047, Port Harcourt, Nigeria ' Department of Management, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Business University, AB10 7QG, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK ' Rivers State School of Nursing, P.M.B. 5056, Rumueme, Port Harcourt, Nigeria ' Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Port Harcourt, P.M.B. 5323, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Abstract: This research work begins with a compact presentation of the general background to the study. The presentation provides readers who are not familiar with the topic of this research and the value given to banking employees in relation to their fringe benefits in Nigeria. A concerted review of the related literature was conducted. Professionals in business researchers ascertained the validity of the research instruments by reading through and making corrections where necessary. The questionnaires were pre-tested and the participants commented on the items before it was finally administered to the respondents. The reliability of the research instrument was statistically tested using SPSS version 18. The data collected was analysed to answer the specific research questions and hypotheses. The analysis of data involved the use of percentages means point value, standard deviation, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), and Pearson product moment correlation. The major findings from this study revealed that the basic roles of increased fringe benefits impacts on employee motivation.

Keywords: fringe benefits; employee motivation; banks; job satisfaction; bank management; Nigeria; banking industry; bank employees.

DOI: 10.1504/AJAAF.2013.055492

African Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 2013 Vol.2 No.1, pp.27 - 51

Available online: 29 Jul 2013 *

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