E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 2, Issue 4, 2022

Ethics and discipline measures on employee performance of the Federal Inland Revenue Services of the South-East State, Nigeria

Author(s): Okoye Nonso Sunday, Nwosu Ngozi Lorretta, Eneh Onyinye Maria, Okoye Nonso John, Anugwu Clara Chika


The study examined ethics and discipline measures and employee performance of the federal Inland Revenue services of the south east, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study are to determine the extent to which employee discipline influence affects employee performance in FIRS of the south east, Nigeria, and to ascertain the extent to which employee commitment affects employee performance in FIRS of the south east, Nigeria. The study is anchored on theory X and theory Y by McGregor (1960). The population of the study is 1,280. The data were collected from primary and secondary sources of data. The data collected were analyzed using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS. 20) and the hypotheses were tested using Pearson product moment correlation. The findings revealed that organizational discipline, organizational commitment and employee work attitudes affects employee performance in FIRS in South East of Nigeria. The study recommended that the Public Officer Act (2003) which spells out the ethical requirements for all public sector employees is to be fully enforced and those found to have contravened the act be dealt with by the law. Employees should also have training sessions to discuss the Act and other relevant ethical principles.

Keywords: Ethics and discipline, Employee Performance, Federal Inland Revenue Services

Pages: 592-600

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