The Relationship between Organisational Culture and Job Satisfaction among Employees of Colleges of Education:The Ghanaian perspective

George Kankam ORCID iD and Clement Afriyie Oppong

Issue: Vol.4  No.1 January 2023  Article 2  pp.18-32
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The association between organizational culture and job satisfaction among employees of Colleges of Education was the focus of this paper. The study’s main objective was to determine whether certain aspects of organizational culture have an impact on workers’ job satisfaction. Employees of Ghanaian Colleges of Education were the focus of a cross-sectional study. A systematic questionnaire was used to collect the data; 200 questionnaires were given out, and 179 valid questionnaires were returned. Utilizing a stratified and straightforward random selection procedure, the personnel were chosen. The quantitative data was analysed using Statistical Product and Service Solution (SPSS), version 20.0. The correlation analysis was used to determine the relationships between organizational culture and job satisfaction. It emerged that except power culture, the other variables of the dimensions of organisational culture had a positive relationship with employees’ job satisfaction. In the light of this, the authors advise that the management and administrators of Colleges of Education should heavily emphasize the components of organizational culture which are authority, role, achievement, and support. The goal of this paper is to help employees understand the fundamentals of organizational culture, which will increase their job satisfaction.

Keywords: Organisational Culture, Cultural Dimensions, Job Satisfaction, Colleges of Education, Employees

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George Kankam (Jnr) is a lecturer at the Business School of the University of Education, Winneba, and in the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship. He has teaching experience in the field of Principles of Marketing, Marketing Research, Retail Marketing and Business Marketing. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies (PhD) in Marketing at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Ghana. He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Thesis option) in Marketing from the University of Cape Coast (UCC). He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (PGDTLHE) from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW). And a first degree from KNUST, He has several publications in high-impact journals and is a member of the American Marketing Association with industry experience as well.

Clement Afriyie Oppong was a former student of the University of Education, from the Department of Educational Administration, (MPhil). He is currently, the registrar at Accra College of Education, Ghana.

Kankam G. and Oppong C. A.  “The Relationship between Organisational Culture and Job Satisfaction among Employees of Colleges of Education: The Ghanaian perspective,” E-Journal of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences 4, no.1 (2023):18-32.

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