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Strategic Management Foundations and Employee Performance of Aluminium Companies in Delta State

Hope Ngozi Nzewi, Ebele Mary Onwuka, Olu Bernard Okoro, Stanley Anah


Strategic management foundation is a fundamental part of any organization. Strategic
management comprise of environmental scanning, strategy formulation,
implementation, evaluation and control. Through this process, an organization plans its
activities which shall be profitable to the firm. Employee performance is the degree of
an achievement to which an employee fulfils the organizational mission at workplace.
It implicitly takes into consideration a range of variables at both organizational level
and departmental level. The present study determined the relationship between
strategic management foundations and employee performance of Aluminium
companies in Delta State. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. One research
question guided the study and one hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance.
Data was collected with the use of questionnaire and analysis was done using mean and
standard deviation. The study revealed that strategic management foundation is
positively related with employee performance. It was recommended among others that,
since strategic management has positive relationship with employee performance in
aluminium companies, strategic management practices should be adopted within the
organization. In this way, employee performance and overall organizational
effectiveness can be enhanced.

Key Words: Strategic management, foundations, Employee Performance
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