Organizational Culture, Organizational Commitment and Employee Engagement among Employees of the Ministry of Labor, Gender and Social Development
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Abstract The study aimed at examining the relationship between organizational culture, organizational commitment and employee engagement among employees of Ministry of Labour, Gender and Social Development. The study adopted a correlation study design with a population of 190 staff of Ministry of Labour, Gender and Social Development. Convenient sampling technique was used to draw a sample of 119 respondents from the above population. Data was collected from respondents using self-administered standard questionnaire and through entering the filled questionnaires into Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) computer program, data was analyzed. Descriptive statistics showed that majority were female making a percentage of 60.5%, followed by male respondents who made 39.5% of the sample, majority were between the ages of 31-42 years (62.2%). Results from Pearson product correlation Coefficient (r) indicated that there was a no significant relationship between organizational culture and organizational commitment (r=.165, p˃0.01); there was no significant relationship between organizational culture and employee engagement (r=-.027, p˃0.01). On the contrary, organizational commitment and employee engagement were significantly positively related (r=.251, p˂0.01). All relationships were tested at a 0.01 level of significance. Therefore, organizations should build up a supportive culture as well as develop policies that can help to increase commitment such that employee engagement relatively increases.