A Review of Human Capital Development and Employee Productivity: The Nigerian Business Environment

  • Felix Orishede, Ewere Success Obieze, Francis Ejimofor Ndudi


The understanding of human capital development is synonymous with productivity in an organisation. This study reviewed this relationship descriptively by using workforce mentoring and succession planning as aims to drive home this process. Secondary data was used to address this position. Findings revealed that workplace mentoring is positively related to employee productivity while succession planning could be positive or negative. Recommendations were drawn along regular positive reinforcement of systematic training and succession planning should be operationally transparent.