DSpace

Benue State University Institutional Repository

 

Benue State University Institutional Repository >
Faculty of Education >
Educational Foundation >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://bsuir.bsum.edu.ng:8080/jspui/handle/11409/316

Title: ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES STRIKE’S ACTION AND THE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN THE NORTH EAST ZONE OF NIGERIA
Authors: TERLUMUN, MARK IJOV
Keywords: ACADEMIC STAFF UNION, UNIVERSITIES STRIKE’S ACTION, MANAGEMENT, PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES, NORTH EAST ZONE, NIGERIA
Issue Date: Jul-2018
Abstract: This study investigated the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ strike actions and the management of public universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria. Seven (7) research questions and seven (7) hypotheses guided the study. The study adopted descriptive survey design. The population of the universities under the study were eleven (11), that is six (6) federal and five (5) state own universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria. The population of the respondents was four thousand nine hundred and ninety-two (4,992) academic staff in public universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria. Seven hundred and forty-nine (749) respondents (academic staff) in eleven (11) public universities constituted the sample. The stratified sampling was adopted for the study. The instruments for data collection were the questionnaire titled “Academic Staff Strike Actions and Universities’ Management Questionnaire (ASSAUMQ)” and the Interview Schedule. The instruments were validated by six (6) experts in Measurement and Evaluation, Educational Management and Language Education from the Faculty of Education, Benue State University, Makurdi. The reliability of the instrument was ascertained through a trial-test on fifty (50) academic staff from University of Agriculture, Makurdi and Nasarawa State University, Keffi using twenty-five (25) academic staff from each of the universities. The test yielded a Cronbach Alpha Coefficient of 0.90 on the whole instrument which was considered high enough to consider the instrument reliable for the study. The researcher engaged eleven (11) research assistants in the administration of the instruments to the respondents using the face-to-face method and oral interview. Descriptive statistics of mean and standard deviation to answer the research questions. The t-test analysis was used to test the formulated hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study showed that there were significant impacts of Academic Staff Union of Universities’ strike actions in the areas of university autonomy, funding, provision of infrastructural facilities, academic calendar, students’ academic performance, academic productivity and conditions of service of academic staff in public universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended among others, that Strike actions by ASUU should be sustained to enhance the autonomy of public universities in Nigeria. The universities on the other hand should be granted autonomy in order to dissuade ASUU from further strike actions. Strike actions by ASUU should be sustained to enhance adequate funding of public universities in Nigeria. The government on the other hand should ensure that public universities are adequately funded to dissuade ASUU from further strike actions. Strike actions by ASUU should be sustained to enhance the provision of infrastructure in universities. Government on the other hand should ensure adequate provision of infrastructural facilities to dissuade ASUU from further strike actions.
URI: http://bsuir.bsum.edu.ng:8080/jspui/handle/11409/316
Appears in Collections:Educational Foundation

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
TERLUMUN, MARK IJOV.pdf1.91 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
View Statistics

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2010  Duraspace - Feedback