THE IMPACT OF COMMUNICATION IN ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY (a case study of NEPA ZONAL OFFICE enugu). A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON MASS COMMUNICATION
The research was carried out in Enugu and the purpose was to determine the impact of communication on organizational efficiency. Oral interviews and questionnaire developed by the researcher were the instrument for data collection.
This study proved that the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization to co-ordinate its activity well depends on its level of communication network.
For the study to come to a reasonable point data collected from primary and secondary sources were analyzed using rank order score.
Three hundred and sixteen staff were selected as population sample from NEPA Enugu zonal office considering the above the limitations of the study were examined conclusion and recommendation given based on the finding.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
What is today known as national electric power authority is a merger of the electricity cooperation of Nigeria (ECN) and Niger Dam authority (NDA) the former was created by the federal government responsible for major policies of mines and power. It was empowered to generate transmitted distribute and sale electricity. Consequently to take over all government downed undertaken throughout the country and to establish new ones if considered economically viable.
The history of the present day NEPA would not be complete if the old police works department (PWD) of the government, which in 1896 installed the first 60kw generating set in Lagos is not mentioned.
In 1895 the preliminary investigation and planning were carried out by the public works department in Lagos at a cost of ₤ 3,206.00 The following year 1896 the their government of southern Nigeria allocated the sum of ₤1200.00 for the establishment of the first power station in Lagos which today is still the headquarter of NEPA in Lagos.