Workplace culture: An uptake for workforce performance among selected manufacturing firms in south East, Nigeria (Published)
Manufacturing firms continue to face chaotic environment caused by both internal and external uncertainties. The most recent external pandemonium: Covid 19 pandemic has called for increased adaptability and flexibility on the part of manufacturing firms to survive and achieve its goal. Hence the need for a workplace controls system viz: workplace culture. The study investigated the role of workplace culture on workforce Performance among selected manufacturing firms in South East, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study were to: determine the impact of hands-on decision on employee commitment to duty and the effect of social inclusion on the attraction of diverse employee profile. The study adopted the survey method. Data was collected from primary sourced via self-administered questionnaires. The data collected from the field were presented and analyzed with descriptive statistics to achieve the objective of the study. Data were presented in frequency and simple percentage tables. The average mean score (AMS) technique was used to test the hypothesis. The study found out that hands-on decision has positive impact on employee commitment to duty and social inclusion positively affects diverse employee profile. The study concluded that workforce culture is the behavioral pattern that exists in an organization amongst its employees and affects the extent to which employees are commitment to the corporate performance of the organization in which they work. The study recommended that employers/managers should empower employees to make decision on issues that affect their jobs and they should employ employees from different backgrounds as this will facilitate a diverse workforce profile that will boost creativity and innovativeness.
Citation: Ukaidi Chris U. A., Mbang,Uduak Bassey (2022) Workplace culture: An uptake for workforce performance among selected manufacturing firms in south East, Nigeria, Global Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.10, No.2, pp.48-64