OMOJOLA Immaculata Olu


The study examined Variables Related to Administrative Effectiveness in Higher Institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria. The relationship between planning and administrative effectiveness, procrastination and administrative effectiveness were discussed. The sample for the study was 150 administrators and 300 academic and non-academic staff, who rated the administrators. They were selected using simple random and purposive random sampling techniques. An instrument tagged ‘Questionnaire on Variables Related to Administrative Effectiveness in Higher Institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria (QVR) (For Administrators)’ and ‘Questionnaire on Administrative Effectiveness in Higher Institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria (For Academic and Non - Academic staff)’ (QAE) was used. The data collected were analyzed using percentage, mean, standard deviation and Pearson’s product moment correlation analysis. All the hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Face and content were used to establish the validity of the Instrument. To ascertain the reliability of the instruments, the split half method was used. They were found to be 0.84 and 0.87 for (QVR) and (QAE) respectively. The findings revealed that there were relationships planning and procrastination were greatly related to administrative effectiveness. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended that administrators of higher institutions like Vice Chancellors, Rectors, Provosts, Registrars, Bursars, Librarians, Directors of Programme, Assistant Director of Programme and Heads of departments should be more conscious of deadlines to avoid piling up of administrative work.

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