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Impact of Human Capital Development on Workers Productivity in Nigeria Public Sector

Social Work Chronicle

Volume 3 Issue 1/2

Published: 2014
Author(s) Name: Goddy Osa Igbaekemen, James E. Odivwri | Author(s) Affiliation: Department of Sociology, Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Nigeria.
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In this article Human capital is generally understood to consist of the individuals capabilities, knowledge, skills and experience of the organizations employees and managers as they are relevant to the task at hand, as well as the capacity to add to this reservoir of knowledge, skills and experience through individual learning. The concept and perspective of human capital stem from the fact that there is no substitute for knowledge and learning, creativity and innovation, competencies and capabilities and they need to be relentlessly pursued and focused on the firms environmental context and competitive logic. The issue of what contributes to competitive advantage has been within the strategy of literature, a shift in emphasis away from external positioning in the industry and the relative balance of competitive forces, towards an acknowledgement that internal resources be viewed as crucial to sustained effectiveness.

Keywords: Workers Performance, Training and Development, Improved Productivity, Investment on Staff Developments

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