Impact of staff organizational culture on the implementation of automation in libraries of Federal Universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria
This study surveyed the Impact of Library Staff Organizational Culture on the Implementation of Automation in Libraries of Federal Universities in the North- East Zone of Nigeria. The objectives of the Study were to determine: the level of implementation of automation of libraries in Federal Universities of the North- East Zone of Nigeria, the perception of library staff on organizational of values and norms on the implementation of automation in libraries of Federal Universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria. One research question was raised, and two null hypotheses were tested. Survey Method was used. Structured questionnaire was administered on one hundred and twenty-five  professional and non-professional library staff members of the three Federal Universities: (Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola and, University of Maiduguri) as the population for the study. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics to answer the research question while chi-square was used to test the null hypotheses. The findings of the research question revealed that, implementation of automation in libraries of Federal Universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria was very low. The tested null hypotheses revealed that, organizational value and norm were highly significant. The study therefore recommends among others that: the Federal Universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria should ensure proper reconciliation between organizational and library staff corporate values and the Federal Universities in the North East Zone of Nigeria should see to it that the corporate norms of library staff are not infringed if implementation of an automated system would be achieved.
Keywords: Implementation: Library Automation: Federal Universities: North Eastern Nigeria.
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