EFFECT OF TRAINING ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA
The study were designed to find out the effect of training on organizational performance of small and medium scale enterprises in Anambra state, Nigeria. The sources of data were through primary sources. The variables were on the performance of manufacturing firms and training. Questionnaire and interview were used to collect data from staff of the selected firms. The population of this study were 1300 across the ten selected firms. Sample size of 249 was determined through Borg & Gall (1973) while the returned questionnaire is 233. Simple percentage table and ANOVA regression were in the Analysis of the collected data. The research adopted the purposive sampling method. The study concluded that training has contributed significantly to the performance of manufacturing firms in Anambra State and the need to conduct training needs assessment to ensure that the right training is given.