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Effect of Organizational Culture on Employee Commitment-Faculties-Arba Minch University, Ethiopia

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 1261-1272

Keywords : Organizational culture; employee commitment; cultural variables;

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The comprehensive study was designed as descriptive and explanatory research. The conscious intent to undertake this study was to adequately investigate the effect of organizational culture on employee commitment in academic staffs, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch town, Gomo Zone, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia. The main objective of the study was to analyze the effect of diverse organizational culture variables (involvement, consistency, mission and adaptability) on employee commitments from three major dimensions such as affective, continuance, and normative. This social study conducted on all five campuses of Arba Minch University academic staff members. The social study was typically employed probability sampling method and the university campuses were graciously stratified according to their academic disciplines and from each stratum sample were drawn under simple random sampling technique. The aggregate population of the study was 2017, from which 334 academic staffs were selected as sample population. The primary and secondary data were employed in the study, and the primary data were properly obtained through a comprehensive structured questionnaire. The obtained data were carefully analyzed, tabulated and properly presented in appropriate tables. In this social study, mean, standard deviation, independent sample T-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson’s correlation coefficient and multivariate Regression analysis were typically used. The Stata 14.0 version software was conveniently used to objectively analyze the necessary data. The key finding of the study was that the levels of culture traits like involvement, consistency, and mission were low and the adaptability was medium level and affective, continuance and normative commitments were medium level.

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