Corporate organizational culture and employee engagement: An empirical study of South-East Nigerian firms
Keywords:Corporate organisational culture, Collaborate culture, Hierarchy culture, Employee engagement, Cognitive engagement
The general objective of this study is to determine the relationship of corporate organizational culture and employee engagement. Among others, the study seeks to determine a relationship between collaborate organizational culture and emotional engagement ; to evaluate hierarchy organizational culture and cognitive engagement relationships. Questionnaires are structured using 5 point Likert scale. A sample size of 500 out of 5000 staff was selected for this study. In analyzing the data, simple percentage was used while Pearson correlation was used as the statistical tool to test the hypotheses. Due to cross-cultural differences, leadership behaviors and environment it was noticed that both the independent and dependent variables used in measuring organizational culture varied from one organization to another . However, there is significant relationships between collaborative culture, hierarchy culture, adhocracy culture, market culture, achievement culture and emotional engagement, cognitive engagement, physical engagement, solidarity engagement and priority engagement. It is however, recommended amongst others that, managers should promote policies that encourage collaborate and hierarchy organisational culture, a function of which will attract emotional and cognitive engagement of competent workforce.
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