Relationship between Competency Mapping and Employees’ Performance at Nigerian Bottling Company Plc, Imo State Plant


Published: 2024-01-11

Page: 11-21

Offurum, Anthony N. *

Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Unuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.

Osuala, Alex E.

Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Unuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.

Emerole Okwudili B.

Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Unuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The study focused on competency mapping and employee performance in Nigeria Bottling Company Plc. (NBC), Imo State Plant. The specific objectives of the study were to: ascertain the effect of manpower planning on employees’ task performance and evaluate the effect of work placement on employees’ task performance in NBC. The study adopted survey research design, the target population of the study consisted of all the employees. Primary and secondary sources of data were used. Multiple Regression analysis were used to analyze the study objectives. Findings revealed that at 1% level (Sig < .01) of significance, manpower planning and work placement have a significant effect on employees’ task and contextual performance. The study concluded that competency mapping have a positive and significant effects on employees’ performance. The study recommended that the management of NBC need to uphold their manpower planning programmes especially; embarking on workforce analysis, workload analysis and induction of new recruits. Management need to incorporate employees’ growth into their strategic plans, cultivate talents to align with organisational mission and vision. They also need to incorporate internal management succession and transition in their manpower planning.

Keywords: Competency mapping, employee performance, Nigerian bottling company plc

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Offurum, Anthony N., Osuala, Alex E., & Emerole Okwudili B. (2024). Relationship between Competency Mapping and Employees’ Performance at Nigerian Bottling Company Plc, Imo State Plant. Asian Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 6(1), 11–21. Retrieved from


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