Proceedings of The International Conference on Research in Human Resource Management
Demotivation and Discipline in Nigerian Hospitals Case Study: Babcock University Teaching Hospital
Employee Demotivation and Discipline in Babcock University Teaching Hospital carries a certain amount of responsibility for the motivation and welfare of its workforce. Organisations and institutions require full engagement and commitment of its workers to achieve optimum job performance. Where engagement, commitment and discipline could mean different things to different people, it is expedient to understand what drives an individual. The warning sign of demotivation which requires attention and addressed quickly can encourage employee contentment and professional retention. In an environment like Nigeria where demotivation is common in government owned institutions and hospitals most especially, it is worthy of research on why there seems to be demotivation in these hospitals and the reverse for institutions like Babcock University Teaching Hospital irrespective of numerous challenges hinging on it. Quantitative method of enquiry is used in this study to derive the solutions to the lurking challenges facing Medical institutions. This study discovers that certain motivational measures and discipline need to be applied to achieve excellent performance retainership and output of its staff.
Keywords: Commitment; Contentment; Development; Labour Law; Retainership; Training.