Paper Title
Managing Employee Development and Performance in Nigeria Information Technology Organizations

Employee development has surged to the forefront on concerns for human resource (HR) departments. Many organizations have established career centres to enhance employees’ professional growth. Employee development is sponsored by an organization for its workers, which focus is base on identifying, assuring, and helping to evoke new insights through planned learning. Inadequate career planning for promotion and individual aspirations with organizational needs and opportunities can cause great personal and financial hardship. The paper views the prospects of career planning, performance, employee growth and explores the alignment between individual and organizational career planning. However, career guidance, leadership roles, network building, developing new skills, taking up special assignments and receiving productive feedback from the boss in making the career path more efficient and also aid in the performance of employee growth. The aspects to seek information, introspecting past experience, experimenting new work roles, and discussing career interest with superiors and colleagues plays a moderate role in career planning and performance of the employees. The paper reviews the implications for Nigeria IT organizations. Key Words- Career Planning, Performance And Employee Growth