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Scholarly Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 9(1), pp. 20-25, February 2020
Available online http
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ISSN 2276-7126 © 2020 Scholarly-Journals

Workplace learning and competitive advantage of public health institutions in Rivers State

Ikoro, Ngozichukwu and Prof. Onuoha, B. Chima

Management Department, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Abstract :

Establishing the relationship amongst workplace learning and competitive advantage within public health parastatals within Rivers State. The research designed used in this study was survey design. 1719 staff formed the study population and using Krejcie and Morgan sample size determining table the sample was 313 medical staff from Port Harcourt city (Rivers State University Teaching Hospital) and Obio-Akpor (University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital) of Rivers State. Pearson Product Moment Correlation was used to test all hypotheses formulated. The findings revealed existence of relationship between workplace learning dimensions and competitive advantage measures of public health institutions and that effectively and efficiently using of experiential and empowerment learning, the public health parastatals competitive advantage will positively be aided. Recommended was for management to consider workplace learning (experiential and empowerment) for improved sustainability of the competitive advantage (cost leadership and differentiation) that might be practiced in such organisation.


Key words: Workplace learning, Competitive Advantage, Experiential learning, Empowerment Learning, Differentiation, Cost Leadership.

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