Emmanuel B. Okemini


This study seeks to examine the relationship between rewards and employee Job Performance as well as to identify the relationship between extrinsic and intrinsic rewards. The study explored factors determining extrinsic and intrinsic rewards and their impact on employee job performance and actions to influence the Dufil Prima Foods PLC, Choba for a consideration of a amore systematic and structured approach to acknowledge employee’s efforts which would in turn prosper high performance culture in Dufil Prima Foods PLC, Choba. Descriptive statistics based frequency tables and graphs were used in the study to provide information on demographic variables. The results are investigated in terms of descriptive statistics followed by inferential statistics on the variables. A total of 200 questionnaires properly distributed to our respondents out of which 189 were returned while 180 questionnaires were found to be useable. The study revealed that there is a statistical relationship between the independent variables – rewards with the dependent variables – employee job performance. That is to say, the independent variables have a positive impact on dependent variables. Based on the result of this study, extrinsic and intrinsic rewards only are not enough to motivate employees of Dufil Prima Foods plc to work effectively. The two rewards type should be used spontaneously to increase employees’ job performance. The reason being that there is a strong correlation between intrinsic and extrinsic rewards.


Rewards, Intrinsic rewards, Extrinsic rewards, Employees’ performance

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