WORKPLACE WELLNESS PROGRAMMES AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN AGIP OIL COMPANY IN PORT HARCOURT
The study examined the relationship between workplace wellness programmes and employee' performance in Agip Oil Company in Port Harcourt. The purpose of the study was to examine how dimensions of workplace wellness programmes such as fitness centre, medical service, and cafeteria influence employee performance in terms of timely tasks completion, output level, and innovativeness. The correlational research design was adopted. The population for the study consisted of 450 staff of Nigerian Agip Oil Company, Port Harcourt, while the convenience sampling technique was used to obtain a sample size of 200 respondents. Out of 200 copies of the questionnaire administered, the researcher was able to retrieve 179 copies Arithmetic mean was adopted in answering the research questions, while Spearman ranking order correlation was used for the test of hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The following findings were made: Fitness centre has a significant' positive relationship with timely task completion; medical service has a significant positive relationship with employee output level; and that, cafeteria has a significant positive relationship with employee’s innovativeness The study concluded that workplace wellness programmes enhances employee performance in Agip Oil producing company in Port Harcourt. The study therefore, recommended among others that, management should invest more in '.lie provision of fitness centres, medical scheme and cafeteria services to enhance employee motivation and performance.