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Pages: 2491-2497
Publication year: 2014
ISBN: 978-84-617-0557-3
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 7-9 July, 2014
Location: Barcelona, Spain

DAY CARE AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE

D. Ade-Turton, P. Inelo

Covenant University (NIGERIA)
This research examined the effect of day care on employee performance. The study utilizes random sampling and survey questionnaire to fifty Faculty and Staff of Covenant University Nigeria. Data collected where analyzed using simple frequency table. The study revealed that safe and affordable day care located within a work environment will save cost and enhance productivity: it will support employee to embark on development programme without anxiety: it will facilitate capacity to concentrate better. Providing Child care catering for financially challenged families, Drop-In Child Care with technology driven facilities provide parents the relaxed mind needed to connect with their children from the comfort of their offices by means of live video streaming of classroom behaviors during the day. Care providers can take as many pictures as possible of children and forward to parents, posting daily or weekly blogs or e-newsletters online for parents to view from their mobile devices or computers, or even exchange emails or text messages all through the day. The technology provides a viable and friendly platform for parents and care providers to stay "in touch" and bond closely with various activities and events prepared for their children. Also, more parents are beginning to complain bitterly about the rising child care costs, and planning to cut down on hours or even withdraw their kids out of day care centers consequent upon job losses or financial constraints. However, organization can provide meaningful time schedule to this category of family, maintaining what they charge parents or even reducing the amount they charge in some cases. Also, providing flexible pay arrangements for financially challenged families will encourage them to stay. The conclusion shows that corporate child care has improved standard in terms of providing quality child care services. It was revealed that a great number of companies are exploring the opportunity of offering outstanding and affordable child care centers as a strategy for attracting and maintain top employees. In addition, more organizations go into alliance with child care centers to negotiate discounted rates or even special hours for employees. Also, some developer are driven by the desire to focusing on child care facility as part of master planning of new facilities, knowing that establishing a quality child care center close by will make the environment more attractive for both employers and employees alike. It is recommended that policy makers should consider investing in providing safe and affordable as strategy to retain top employees and enhance productivity.
@InProceedings{ADETURTON2014DAY,
author = {Ade-Turton, D. and Inelo, P.},
title = {DAY CARE AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE},
series = {6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN14 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-617-0557-3},
issn = {2340-1117},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Barcelona, Spain},
month = {7-9 July, 2014},
year = {2014},
pages = {2491-2497}}
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JO - 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
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D. Ade-Turton, P. Inelo (2014) DAY CARE AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE, EDULEARN14 Proceedings, pp. 2491-2497.
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