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СНПЧ А7 Курск, обзоры принтеров и МФУ

BRIDGING SKILL GAP IN THE OIL AND GAS SECTORS OF CAMEROON THE CASE OF COTCO AND ADDAX PETROLEUM

By Mbah Brenda Agborgoh | Department of Business Studies | Strategic Human Resource Management

ABSTRACT

In the changing phase of the market, all organizations have some opportunities to grab and challenges to meet. The oil and gas sector in Cameroon, in particular, presents huge opportunities due to the high demand for oil and gas products. In the same vein, there are challenges such as the demand and supply equilibrium, lack of adequate skilled labour and, of course, skilled gap deficiencies in the labour force that needs to be overcome to meet with organizational goals.The main aim of this research was to investigate the extent to which training and development in COTCO and Addax Petroleum addresses skill shortage in the organization, the study also has its specific objectives.A sample size of 50 with 25 questionnaires for each of the two companies is used to collect data. The study is an exploratory research in which an experience survey was carried out in other to obtain insight on how training and development can bridge the skill gap that exist in the oil and gas sector. The study made use of descriptive statistics such as frequency and percentages and chi-square to test hypothesis set for the study. It was imperative to find out the strategies used by COTCO and Addax Petroleum to address skill shortage in their organization. From the findings, the two hypothesis set for the study was tested and to confirm or reject this hypothesis respondents were asked to rate the relevance of training received in line with the quality of the trainer’s content. Thus, it is relevant training will fill skill gaps and improve productivity level. However, it was therefore recommended that both companies should focus on areas they are doing well and continue to improve on areas lack especially when it comes to training. Download 

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