The Correlates of Organisational Culture, Job Stress and Organisational Commitment

Olulana Bamidele Samuel

Abstract


Although organisational culture, organisational commitment and job stress have been suggested to be important topics in the contemporary organisational behavior but little attempts has been made to explore the dynamics of these concepts by researchers. This study therefore attempts to explore the dynamics of the three concepts in BASAM Industry, Plc, a food and beverage industry, in Nigeria. The study adopts a quantitative method and a questionnaire survey approach to gather data. The findings lead to a range of insights into the dynamics of organisational culture, organisational commitment and job stress. The findings revealed a weak and negative corrections of all the demographic characteristics with organisational culture but confirmed the significant effect of organisational culture and job stress and job commitment and job stress. The paper thus calls for more researches into the complexities existing between the concepts of organisational culture, job stress and commitment and particularly more on the role of organisational culture as antecedents of job stress and commitment. The study therefore concludes with a series of implications for theory and practice.


Keywords


Organisational culture; job stress; organisational commitment; supportive organisational culture; sub-cultures

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