PROJECT: ORGANIZATIONAL POLITICS ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF NIGERIAN BREWERIES PLC ENUGU | PROJECT TOPIC



ABSTRACT
The objective of this study is to identify the human resources implications of  organizational  politics with a view to improving the management  and growth of the organization: a Study of Nigerian Breweries PLC Enugu. The study sought to identify how politics is perceived during  decision-making in Nigerian Breweries PLC. Also to measure the effect of politics on the performance of employees in Nigerian Breweries. The study also identified measures to improve the use and management of politics in decision making in the company. The literature Review was shared into two; the empirical and theoretical framework.
Conflict theory was used to express the importance of politics in organizations. Chi-squire statistical tool was used to analyze the data and prove the hypothesis formulated in chapter one of this study. The result of the findings from the analysis shows that the perception and management of organizational politics by managers and employees has impact on quality decision making, that politics has positive effect on employee’s performance and that the management of Nigerian Breweries PLC, are putting measures to improve the management of politics in the company. The researcher recommended open communication and involvement of employees in decision making, using reward instead of punishment to discourage negative political activities in Nigerian Breweries PLC, showing interest in political activities of the employees, acknowledging the efforts of the employee and diversifying their power sources. Based on the findings, the study concluded that politics is in every organization and demands direction and proper management to enhance productivity.




EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL   POLITICS ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF NIGERIAN BREWERIES PLC ENUGU

A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF THE POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title                                                                                                                i
Approval                                                                                                       ii
Certification                                                                                                  iii
Dedication                                                                                                     iv
Acknowledgements                                                                                       v
Abstract                                                                                                         vi
List of tables                                                                                                 vii
Table of contents                                                                                         viii

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1       Background of the Study                                                                1
1.2       Statement of the Problem                                                                5
1.3       Objectives of the Study                                                                   6
1.4       Research Question                                                                           7
1.5       Significance of the Study                                                                9
1.6       Limitation of the Study                                                                   10

CHAPTER TWO
LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1       Introduction                                                                                      11
2.2       Empirical Review                                                                             13
2.3       The Concept of Politics and Power                                                  15
CHAPTER THREE
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1       Introduction                                                                                      66
3.2       Research Design                                                                               66
3.3       Population of the study                                                                    67
3.4       Sample size                                                                                       67
3.5       Research Instrumentation                                                                 68
3.6       Validity and Reliability of Research instruments                             68
3.7       Sources of Data                                                                                69
3.8             Analytical methods and techniques                                                 69
3.9       Decision Rule                                                                                   69

CHAPTER FOUR
4.0       PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA
4.1       Presentation of Data                                                                        70
4.2       Test of hypotheses                                                                           79
CHAPTER FIVE
5.1 Discussion of Findings                                                                          88
5.2       Implication of the study                                                                   89
CHAPTER SIX
6.0       SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
6.1 Summary                                                                                                 90
6.2 Conclusion                                                                                              91
6.3 Recommendation                                                                                    92
Reference                                                                                                      94
Appendix                                                                                                      100                    

LIST OF TABLE S

Table 41:       Power and politics are seen as a harmful
behaviour by the managers of Nigerian
Breweries PLC, Enugu.                                                        70

Table 4.2:  Politics plays an important role in the
behaviour of managers when decisions
are to be made in your organization                                    71

Table 4.3: Perception and management of organizational
politics by managers have impact on
quality decision making                                                        72

Table 4.4: Politics is perceived as the pursuit of
personal goal of employees by managers of
Nigerian Breweries PLC, Enugu                                        72

Table 4.5:      Politics and power have influence on
productivity in Nigerian Breweries PLC Enugu              73

Table 4.7:  Appraisal depends on the impression                                  74

Table 4.8:      Employee with political inclination easily
get promoted in your organization                                    75

Table 4.10:There are measures employed by
managers to improve the management
of politics to avoid a negative influence                          76

Table 4.11     Do managers instigate politics in
Nigerian Breweries PLC, Enugu?                                      77

A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF THE POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 


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