Motivation as Correlates of Work Attitude of Library Staff in Tertiary Institutions’ Libraries in Cross River State, Nigeria
Ntui, Aniebiet Inyang, Adu, Angela Vincent, Eyong Isu Usang

The main thrust of this study was to investigate motivation as correlates of work attitude of library staff in tertiary institutions’ libraries in Cross River State, Nigeria. To achieve the purpose of this study, four hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Literature review was carried out according to the variables of the study. Survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of two hundred and fifty five (255) respondents was selected for the study. The selection was done through a multistage non probability sampling technique involving the purposive and accidental sampling. The questionnaire was the main instrument used for data collection. Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) analysis was employed to test the hypotheses at .05 level of significance. The result of the analysis revealed that, award salary, fringe benefits, specialized training and working environment significantly relate with attitude to work in academic libraries. Based on the findings of the study it was recommended among others that every organization should study her employees and select the most effective motivator to adopt as to achieve its organizational goals. Work should be made to be enjoyed and not to be endured. Conducive working environment should be paramount when setting up an organization which requires human participation.

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