Organizational Effectiveness in Media Industry: A Study of Public and Private Media Organizations in Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria (Biafra). (Published)
The study examined “organizational effectiveness in media industry: A study of public and private media organizations in Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria (Biafra)”. Data were collected with valid/reliable “Organizational Effectiveness Model Inventory”, through multi-stage sampling using 2×4 factorial designs. Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA), and descriptive statistics were used. Results at p<.05 found no significant differences for organization type and overall organization effectiveness. Contrarily, between-subjects tests were significant for organization type and “goal attainment” and “strategic constituency” organizational effectiveness, but not significant for organization type and the “system resources” and “internal process” organizational effectiveness. Private media organizations accounted between 13% – 17% and 14% – 18% organizational effectiveness for “goal attainment” and “strategic constituency” dimensions respectively than public media organizations. Findings’ major implication is that ownership of media industry does not influence archived organizational effectiveness. Improvement is recommended on the “system resources” and “internal process” organizational effectiveness.
Relationship between File Transfer Protocols Assisted Knowledge-Sharing and Organizational Effectiveness (Published)
The study investigated relationship between File Transfer Protocols assisted knowledge-sharing and organizational effectiveness. Two research questions and a hypothesis were designed to guide the study. The population comprised all the medical personnel in the University of PortHarcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State. The sample of the study consisted of 80 medical personnel of whom 30 were medical doctors and 50, randomly drawn from the population. The instrument for data collection was a questionnaire code-named Relationship between File-Transfer-Protocol Assisted Knowledge Sharing and Time Wastage Prevention Assessment Questionnaire (RFTPAKSTWPQ). The fool test for the internal consistency of the instrument was conducted using Cronbach aphc statistical. Mean and standard deviation were used to analyzed the results with the aid of z-test. Results revealed that file transfer-protocol-assisted knowledge sharing relates to prevention of time wastage in treating the in-patients in Federal Government-owned hospital in PortHarcourt, Rivers State and no relationship exists between knowledge sharing with the file transfer protocol and knowledge sharing without file-transfer-protocol in preventing time wastage in the in-patients’ treatment in Federal Government-owned hospital in PortHarcourt, Rivers State. The study recommend that State and Federal Governments should prioritize FTP-assisted knowledge sharing and integrate it to drive hospital services and hospital leaderships at both federal and state levels and trained should be strengthened in each of FTP-assisted knowledge sharing so that many ignorant ones will appreciate effectiveness associated with sharing information via FTP.
Re-Emphasizing Total Quality Management for Organizational Effectiveness: Challenges and Strategies (Published)
The paper defined Total Quality Management (TQM) as a continuous and dedicated effort by an organization to pursue perfection in production output in order to satisfy the customers’ needs. The tenets are based on commitment, continuous dedication improvement to the established goals. Other guiding principles were discussed together with the origin and Japanese experiences. The components of TQM were discussed together with its organizational effectiveness. The TQM is customer centered. Justification for the research and the problems which the research was meant to solve were discussed. The accruable profits of TQM to an organization were stressed in that some organizations are run down by poor management strategies as outlined in (Dalota, 2011). However, the TQM implementation strategies were highlighted as the way to handle the challenges. Organizations that apply TQM shall surely revolutionize the production capabilities and enjoy greater market share in the economy. Organizations without TQM principles stand the risk of losing global market share in the new economic trend of the world market. TQM provides the opportunity for the employees to acquire the necessary skills, abilities, knowledge and competence for organizational and personal well-being.
Age is associated with experience in many things. The paper examined the effect of age on corporate culture and organizational effectiveness in the Nigerian banking industry. A total of 388 managers were randomly drawn from a population of 13,339 managers of all the 24 banks in Nigeria. The instruments used for data collection were questionnaire and oral interview. A total of 320 copies of the questionnaire were retrieved and analyzed. Spearman’s Rank Correlation Statistical tool was used to test the hypotheses. The findings revealed that age is significantly related to corporate culture and organizational effectiveness. Based on the findings we concluded that age have significant effect on corporate culture and organizational effectiveness. The study therefore recommends that Managers should cultivate adaptive culture that enables organizations to overcome the problems associated with different stages of organizational development.
Technology and the Influence of Corporate Culture on Organizational Electiveness: A Study of the Banking Industry in Nigeria (Review Completed - Accepted)
The study examined the effect of technology on the influence of corporate culture on organizational effectiveness in the Nigerian banking industry. A total of 388 managers were randomly drawn from a population of 13,339 managers of all the 24 banks in Nigeria. The instruments used for data collection were questionnaire and oral interview. A total of 320 copies of the questionnaire were retrieved and analyzed. Spearman’s Rank Correlation Statistical tool was used to test the hypotheses. The findings revealed that organizational technology is significantly related to the influence of corporate culture on organizational effectiveness. Based on these findings we concluded that organizational technology have significant effect on the influence corporate culture on organizational effectiveness. The study therefore recommends technology should be managed effectively to empower workers and improve the competitiveness of organizations