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Greener Journal of Social Sciences

Vol. 9(1), pp. 12-17, 2019

ISSN: 2276-7800

Copyright ©2019, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s)

DOI Link: http://doi.org/10.15580/GJSS.2019.1.021919036

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A study of perspectives on cultural dimensions and employee performance in Zimbabwe State Universities

 

  

Dr. Faitira Manuere; Nelia Eta Marima; Taurai Manyadze

 

 

Chinhoyi University of Technology, Department of entrepreneurship and business management-Zimbabwe

 

 

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Article No.: 021919036

Type: Research

DOI: 10.15580/GJSS.2019.1.021919036

 

 

The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of cultural dimensions on employee productivity in Zimbabwe state universities. Many studies have been done to establish the impact of organisational culture on company performance. However, a few studies were done to investigate the relationship between cultural dimensions and employee performance in the education sector. The themes of the study were quantified in terms of four cultural dimensions, such as power distance, individualism, uncertainty avoidance and masculinity. The questionnaire approach was used to collect primary data from 400 employees of thirteen public universities in Zimbabwe. Data was analysed using the ANOVA and Pearson’s correlation Matrix. The results of the study revealed that there is a positive relationship between cultural dimension and employee productivity.

 

Submitted: 19/02/2019

Accepted:  22/02/2019

Published: 10/03/2019

 

*Corresponding Author

Dr. Faitira Manuere

E-mail: manuerefaitira@ gmail.com

 

Keywords:

Cultural dimensions, employee performance, state universities, employee productivity, education sector

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Cite this Article: Manuere F; Marima NE; Manyadze T (2019). A study of perspectives on cultural dimensions and employee performance in Zimbabwe State Universities. Greener Journal of Social Sciences, 9(1): 12-17, http://doi.org/10.15580/GJSS.2019.1.021919036.


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