The Relationship between Organizational Culture and Employee Performance in Nigerian Tertiaty Institutions: A Proposed Theoretical Framework

Sabiu Salihu Malam


This paper proposed theoretical framework to examine the linkage between organisational culture and employee performance in Nigerian Tertiary Institution. Several factors have been considered as the factors influencing employee performance in organization. Some of these factors include, employee commitment, personality, job satisfaction, emotional intelligence, organizational citizenship behavior among others. While some studies considered human resource management practices (HRM practices) both individual practice and bundles practices. Despite these studies, however, literature is lacking on the linkage between organisational culture and employee performance in sub-Saharan African context particularly Nigeria. Therefore, this study intends to examine the relationtionship between organisational culture and employee performance in Nigeria tertiary institutions Polytechnics in particular.


Organisational culture; Tertiary institutions; Employee performance; Nigeria

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