Global Journal of Human Resource Management (GJHRM)

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: Human Capital

Workforce Diversity and Performance of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Enugu, Nigeria (Published)

The capacity to deploy human capital in the manufacturing sector in Nigeria has been limited by ethnicity which seems to have affected their service delivery due to their inability to utilize and implement ethnic diversity. The general objective of the study was to examine workforce diversity and performance of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Enugu, while the study specifically ascertained the relationship existing between ethnic diversity and service delivery of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Enugu. The study adopted descriptive survey design. The study has a population of 474 employees. Taro Yamane’s formula was used to determine the sample size of 217 employees. The data obtained from the questionnaire were analyzed using Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient on SPSS ver. 22.  The study found out that there was a strong, positive relationship between ethnic diversity and the service delivery of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Enugu. It was recommended that the Nigerian Breweries Plc, Enugu should integrate diversity management into its management structure to ensure that organisational service delivery is enhanced through ethnic diversity

Keywords: : Human Capital, And Ethnic Diversity., Service delivery, Workforce diversity

Effect of Human Capital Investment on Organizational Performance of Pharmaceutical Companies in Kenya (Published)

Provision of adequate health care services to their population remains a major challenge for governments in Africa. In Kenya, the number of trained Pharmacists is increasing with time but still insufficient relative to the population in need (one pharmacist for every 8,710 persons, or approximately 0.1 per 1000 persons. Kenya had about 8 pharmacists for every 100,000 people). It was estimated that for the country to meet its health related Millennium Development Goals, the pharmacy workforce needed to grow by 28 per cent annually between 2010 and 2015. Whereas, Kenya’s population is estimated to be 43 million (provisional) in 2014, the number of registered pharmacist in 2013 was 2,202 and rose to 2,355 with a ratio of 5 pharmacists per 100,000 persons. In summary we have approximately 5:100,000, meaning 5 pharmacists to 100,000 persons, while the requirement is approximately 1:10000, meaning 1 pharmacist to 10000 persons. The current numbers of pharmacists are not adequate for achievement of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goal 3. The study sought to establish the effect of Human Capital Investment on Organizational Performance of Pharmaceutical Companies in Kenya. The independent variables include: training, education, knowledge management and skills development. The main underpinning theories in this study include: Human Capital, Skill Acquisition and Sustainable Resource Theory. 200 observations were used in the study. Study used questionnaires in data collection, descriptive and inferential statistics used in the analysis. The found a positive significant relationship between human capital investment and organizational performance. The study recommends provision of quality education, relevant training linked to industry requirement, the study suggest adoption of German Dual Vocational Education and Training system to facilitate and strengthen linkage between education sector and the industry. Promotion of knowledge management through teamwork, social networks and knowledge management systems; training on employability and transferability skills to enhance Skills Development. The enterprises to go beyond traditional apprenticeship, Soft skills assessment in schools, embrace technology and promote intrapreneurship. The study also suggest introduction of Skill Development Fund to equip the communities and businesses with relevant skills required in the dynamic global market place.

Keywords: : Human Capital, Education, Human Capital Investment, Knowledge Management, Skills Development, Soft Skills and Organizational Performance, Training


Most of the world is interested in follow-up and monitoring of this index periodically and continuously UNICEF is the rate of the most important Almaicrat that reflect the health status of the country. The calculation of this index shows the extent of the State’s interest in this segment of the population and the efficiency of the health system in the care of children and to ensure their health and safety and it has a mortality rate of children under five years of age at the level of Iraq, about 38 deaths per 1,000 births in 2011 despite a drop in the rate from the previous mortality rates are still high but not up to the target rate

Keywords: : Human Capital, Development, Infant Mortality Rate

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