Organisational culture as a variable influencing the productivity of librarians in universites in South West, Nigeria
This study investigated organizational culture a variable influencing the productivity of librarians’ in university libraries in South West Nigeria. The expo-facto research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 504 librarians in universities in South West Nigeria from 37 federal, state and private universities in the South West Nigeria. The sample for the study is 504 librarians, the entire population of the study was used, no sampling was done. Three research questions were raised and answered with two formulated hypotheses, which were also tested. The research instrument for data collection was the questionnaire. Data were collected, collated and analysed. Frequency, percentages, mean, and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions. Pearson Product-Moment Correlation coefficient (PPMC) and Multiple Regressions, with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 20 were used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The finding revealed that the major organisational culture practised in the universities in South West Nigeria is result-oriented and the major concern is getting the job done to achieve goals. The extent of organisational culture practised among librarians in South West Nigeria is high. There was no significant relationship between organisational culture and productivity of librarians. The study concluded that organisational culture was not an influencing factor of librarians’ productivity in South West Nigeria. The study’s contributions to knowledge established that the independent variables studied were mentoring and organisational culture which were not significant for the productivity of librarians in South West Nigeria. The researcher recommended that, since there was a high level of organizational culture practised among librarians in universities in South West Nigeria, the factors responsible for their low productivity should be investigated.