Organizational Culture and Its Impact on Employee Performance and Job Satisfaction: A Case Study of Niger Delta University, Amassoma

Ekpenyong Nkereuwem Stephen, Ekpenyong Alfred Stephen

Abstract


This was designed to examine the impact of organizational culture and its impact on employee performance and job satisfaction, using Niger Delta University as a case study. The objectives of the study was to evaluate how organizational culture influences employee performance and job satisfaction and the relationship between organizational culture, employee performance and job satisfaction in order to proffer possible solutions that will help organizations build a culture that will have a positive impact on the performance and satisfaction of their employees. The data for the research was obtained from respondents who were mainly staffs of Niger Delta University. A total of 120 questionnaires were distributed but only 100 were retrieved from the respondents. The data was analyzed using simple percentage, tables and chi square was used in testing the hypotheses formulated to guide the research. From the findings, it was observed that majority of the respondents’ agree that organizational culture does have an impact on performance and satisfaction levels of employees. It was also discovered that the type of organizational culture practiced in an organization can also determine the level of employee performance and job satisfaction. An organization that practices either a clan or support culture tends to experience high performance and satisfaction levels; this type of culture encourages employees to be innovative and also supports socialization and teamwork.


Keywords


Organisational culture; Employee performance; Job satisfaction; Niger Delta university

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