Learning Orientation and Artisans Performance in Furniture Making Industry in Gombe State, Nigeria

Emmanuel Umoru Oki, Emeka Johnpaul Ogidi, Ali Yakubu Mbasua


Furniture making artisans in Nigeria have not been keeping pace with the competitive posture of their foreign counterparts thus have performed below the expectations of their end-users. This study investigates the influence of learning orientation on the performance of artisans in furniture making industry in Gombe State, Nigeria. Questionnaires were used to collect data from artisans in the furniture making industry. Simple regression technique was used to analyze the data with the aid of SPSS version 25. The result shows that there is a significant relationship between the components of learning orientation (commitment to learning, open-mindedness and shared vision) and performance of artisans in furniture making industry in Gombe State. Our study recommends that artisans should develop and sustain principles of commitment to learning, open mindedness and shared vision to enhance their performance.


Artisans; Furniture Making; Learning Orientation; Performance

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