PUBLIC RELATIONS AS A STIMULUS OF INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY IN BUSINESS ORGANIZATION
Public relation is a deliberate planned and sustained effort to maintain mutual understanding between an organization and its public. Big business no doubt recognized albeit hard way the importance of public relations in the day to day running of their business. However, there is the nation in many quarters that public relations does not yield any tangible result. This notion informed by the study was certainly not true nevertheless, public relations serves as a stimulus for increased productivity in business organization.
The Anambra motor manufacturing company (ANAMMCO) Enugu, was used as a case study and consequently, five hypothesis were formulated the first bordered on preventive public relations practice and promotions of mutual truest and confidence. The second sought to know whether communication the workers for increased productivity. The 3rd sought to explain or focus on the free flow of information and promotion of harmonious working relationship in the organization. The forth (4th) hypothesis lay emphasis on the implementation of meaningful public relations programme stimulates workers, for increased productivity. While the fifth, focus on the relationship between effective public relations practice and increased productivity. The chi-square statistical approach was used to test the hypothesis after the questionnaire after the questionnaires administered on 70 respondents form ANAMMCO was collected in the survey.
The entire hypothesis received empirical support showing that public relations practice does not simulate employees for increased productivity. The project has five chapters in al, the first two chapter are mainly the theoretical framework in which the principles and practice of public relations were discussed. Chapter three explained the methodology of research adopted in the study, while chapter four and five are based on empirical finding and recommendations.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
This study is aimed at establishing whether public relation practice promotes increase in output in business organization .BY Citing the Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company LTD ANAMMC O Enugu, in this work explores the importance and roles of the public relations practice in motivating the employees for greater productivity. Over the years business organization and indeed other organization have come to recognize the importance and enormous roles of effective public relations practice in their survival and growth .One of the world’ renowned business man Henry Ford 11, Chairman of the ford motors acknowledges this when he said that During the past twenty year Business has learned that however legal and proper action to act in terms of profit and loss alone is not quite good enough , something more is required as positive awareness of national goals and objective social as well as economic and efforts to make actions Conform as much as possible with preventing tides of public opinion.