TALENT MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE OF PHARMACEUTICAL FIRMS IN ANAMBRA STATE
- Talent management,
- Employee performance,
- Pharmaceutical Firms
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The study was on talent management and employee performance of Pharmaceutical firms in Anambra state. The broad objective of the study was to determine the relationship that exists between Talent Management and Employee Performance in Pharmaceutical Firms in Anambra State, two objectives were raised for the study like career progression and decision process, also two research questions in consonance with the objectives. Two hypotheses were also raised for the study. The study was anchored on the human capital theory by Becker in 1964 and importance of the theory to the study indicated. Descriptive Survey Research Design was employed for the study. The population of the study was 1488 consisting of employees of the three pharmaceutical firms in Anambra State used and 290 were proportionately selected to consist the sample for the study but 266 was used for analysis due to 24 copies were not filled properly and some were not seen. Pearson's Product Moment Correlation Coefficient was used to test the hypotheses. The findings of the study revealed that there was a significant positive relationship existing between career progression and employee loyalty (r =.974; p-value < 0.05). Hypothesis two shows that decision process and employee commitment have correlation coefficient (r) of .874 and the p-value is .000. The study concluded that Talent Management contributes significantly to performance of the employees in pharmaceutical firms in Anambra State. It was recommended that these Organizations under study should provide encouraging wages and promote employees as and when due to make them stay longer with the firm and avoid employee turnover.