Exploring the Dynamics of Digital Transformation Capabilities and Adaptive Performance of Administrative Staff in Public Tertiary Institutions, South-West Nigeria

  • Tajudeen Adisa JIMOH
  • Tolulope Elizabeth ADENEKAN
Keywords: Administrative staff, Adaptive performance, Digital transformation capabilities


The dynamic nature of modern organisations as a result of evolving technologies, changes in structures, systems and human components of workplace, among others, emphasizes the importance of digital technology and work environment. This study examined the influence of digital transformation capabilities on adaptive performance of administrative staff of public tertiary institutions in South-west, Nigeria. Descriptive survey design involving quantitative data collection was employed and the population comprised the administrative staff of 14 federal tertiary institutions, out of which 373 were selected through systematic multi-stage sampling technique. Data collected through a 4-point likert questionnaire were analysed with frequency count, percentage and mean while the hypothesis formulated was tested with multiple linear regression at 0.05 level of significance. It was found that transformational capabilities and digital capabilities have significant relative and combined influence on adaptive performance of administrative staff of federal tertiary institutions in South-west, Nigeria. The study concluded that digital transformation capabilities are critical factors that underlying the adaptive performance of administrative staff of federal tertiary institutions in South-west, Nigeria and other public tertiary institutions. It was recommended, among others, that management of public tertiary institutions in Nigeria should intensify their digital transformation efforts while the administrative staff should make conscious efforts for self-development in the skillful use of digital resources to enable them fit and function effectively in a technology-driven environment of tertiary institutions.


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JIMOH, T. A., & ADENEKAN, T. E. (2024). Exploring the Dynamics of Digital Transformation Capabilities and Adaptive Performance of Administrative Staff in Public Tertiary Institutions, South-West Nigeria. European Journal of Science, Innovation and Technology, 4(1), 1-14. Retrieved from https://ejsit-journal.com/index.php/ejsit/article/view/356