Paul Chijioke Ilo, Prof. B. N. Olewe, Assoc. Prof. J. O. Asogwa


This study examined the effect of human capital development on the performance of public organizations in Anambra State, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study were to: determine the effect of skill development on service delivery of public sector organizations, establish the effect of knowledge accessibility on efficiency of public sector organizations and examine the effect of manpower planning on service delivery of public sector organizations. The population of the study was 1500. The study employed mean score in data analysis while Z-score analysis was used to test the hypotheses. The findings showed that skill development has a significant effect on service delivery of public sector organizations, knowledge accessibility had a significant effect on efficiency of public sector organization and that manpower planning had a significant effect on service delivery of public sector organizations in Anambra State, Nigeria. The study concluded that human capital development enhances organizational performance of public sector organizations in Anambra State. The study recommended that public sector organizations in Anambra State Nigeria should increase their human capital investment to boost their performance. In doing that, the basic allowance should be introduced.


Human Capital, Performance, Skill Development, Knowledge Accessibility, Efficiency.

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