Organisational Effectiveness: A Necessary Tool for Achieving Quality University Education in Nigeria

  • Stella Ofor-Douglas, PhD University of Port-Harcourt
Keywords: Organisational Effectiveness, University Education, Quality University Education
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The role of higher education in producing graduates who can transform the nation cannot be overemphasised. As such, one must look for ways to ensure that the higher education received is of good quality and of an enviable standard. One of the means to ensure this is to look within the university administration for organisational effectiveness. The onus then lies on those at the centre of making important decisions for the university to do so using good techniques with the aim of creating the best environment for imparting knowledge and skills to students. To this end, it becomes a necessity to search out means to achieve organisational effectiveness in Nigerian universities. This paper will thus provide an introduction that gives a better understanding of the subject matter in detail of its components. A suitable literature review of the various opinions of scholars on this topic will be examined. The series of challenges militating against the subject matter such as lack of funding, corruption, lack of qualified personnel etc., will be analysed. A conclusion providing a summary of this paper will be made to give a simpler understanding of what the paper truly aimed to reach a reader. A list of applicable suggestions such as prioritising university education and providing counselling for students and staff to enable them to perform at their optimum best will be provided to remedy the challenges with a view of making them applicable to real-life situations.


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Ofor-Douglas, S. (2022). Organisational Effectiveness: A Necessary Tool for Achieving Quality University Education in Nigeria. East African Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 5(1), 170-181.