Influence of Workplace management initiatives on talent engagement in the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry

Hezekiah O. Falola, Opeyemi O. Ogueyungbo, Oluwatunmise O. Ojebola
2020 F1000Research  
Talent engagement is increasingly gaining the attention of pharmaceutical industry, particularly in developing nations like Nigeria. The existing literature shows that the subject of workplace management initiatives and talent engagement in the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry has not been sufficiently researched. This study investigates the influence of workplace management initiatives on talent engagement in some selected pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria. Methods: In total, 600 respondents
more » ... al, 600 respondents were surveyed across various departments and units of ten selected pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria using multiple sampling techniques. Only 429 copies of the questionnaire, representing a 71.5% response rate, were returned and analyzed using Smart PLS 3.0. Results: The outcomes of the statistical analysis show that recognition, employees' wellbeing, learning and development as well as diversity and inclusion had significant influence on talent, emotional, cognitive and behavioural engagements. Conclusions: In line with the statistical results, the study concludes that workplace management initiatives influenced talent engagement. The study emphasized the need for the review of many workplace management initiatives in order to determine its suitability within the context of pharmaceutical industry in Nigeria.
doi:10.12688/f1000research.23851.2 fatcat:xexlrleatfb4da2ctft7cojj5m