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Greener Journal of Social Sciences

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

ISSN: 2276-7800

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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






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


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Dr. Faitira Manuere

E-mail: manuerefaitira@



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,

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