Studies on how work environment and supervision, influence productivity have gained much attention in the oil sector, distributive trade sector, communication sector and the manufacturing sector but the reverse is the case in the Nigerian banking industry. This research work, therefore examines the impact of work environment and supervision on employee productivity in Nigerian with reference to the banking industry. The Nigerian banking industry was taken, as the case study with a sample of 517 employees drawn across the selected banks. A survey research design and systematic literature review were employed to achieve the study objectives. Thereafter, the researcher used Moos (1981) validated scale on work environment, Mowday, Steers and porter, (1979) validated commitment scale, Robinson, Kraatz and Rousseau, (1994) validated scale necessary modification to collect the required data from the respondents. The outcome of this research work indicates that office furniture, ventilation, light, Atheistic design/ structure, supervisor support, co-workers’ relations positively and significantly affect staff productivity and that the supervision style such as, Open communication, employees participation in organization, performance monitoring, creativity has great impact on bank employee productivity. The study, therefore, concluded that the Nigerian banks must pay attention and respond to the employees work environment and supervision as it have a significant effect and drive employee to perform their assigned job effectively and efficiently which will eventually lead to productivity.
Keywords: work environment, supervision, performance, Nigerian banks.