Social Effects of Organisational Restructuring on Employee Workplace Attitudes in Selected Manufacturing Industries in Nigeria

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This study examined the influence of the social impact of organisational restructuring on employee workplace attitudes. A sample of 725 employees drawn through stratified random sampling technique from four (4) manufacturing organisations which had been involved in an intensive restructuring process participated in the study. Questionnaire was the major instrument employed for data collection. Data were analysed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. The main hypothesis of the study was tested and result of finding showed a non-significant association between social effects of organisational restructuring and employee work-related attitudes. Furthermore, it was discovered that the general constellation of employee work -related attitudes, both the intrinsic and extrinsic aspects about the greater parts of their work-values and roles suffered satisfaction and commitment in post restructuring context. The significance of the findings of this study was discussed and their implications in the Nigerian manufacturing environment highlighted.

Keywords: Organisational Restructuring, Workplace Attitude, Adaptation and Performance.


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eISSN: 2070-0083
print ISSN: 1994-9057