Outdoor Recreation Acitivities among Staff in Nigerian Academic Institutions : Spontaneous or Planned

Damaro Olusoji Arubayi, Emmanuel E. Aruoren
2015 Kuwait Chapter of Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review  
This paper sought out to investigate to investigate the views of employees in the university to ascertain if Outdoor recreation activities in Nigerian universities are spontaneous or strategically planned towards building effective human resource management. Survey research design was used and with random Sampling, 395 university staff (academic and nonacademic) staff from selected universities was sampled. Data collection was through distribution of questionnaire and results were analyzed. The
more » ... contingency table using the 2 X 2 matrix, the Yates correction method and the chi-square (x 2 ) statistical tool was used to test the validity of the proposition raised in this paper. Findings from the study showed that, 73.7% were of the notion that strategy on outdoor activities are more spontaneous .It was recommended that advance planning for staff outing and recreational activities that includes selecting participants, venue, inclusive dates and line-up of activities were essential for the success of the event.
doi:10.12816/0019009 fatcat:yutvpuhmove6vbhg6bspl3tvju