WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY AND ORGANISATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS OF TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES IN PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE

Authors

  • George, Rosemary Sokari

Keywords:

Remote Working, Organisationa; Effectiveness, Goal Accomplishment

Abstract

The study examined the relationship between remote working and organisational effectiveness of telecommunication companies in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The study adopted the descriptive research design. Krejcie and Morgan sample size was used to obtain a sample size of eighty-six (86) from a population of one hundred and seventeen (117) managers of six (6) telecommunication companies in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Structured questionnaire was used as instrument for data collection. After validation by the supervisors and other experts, cronbach alpha was used to test the reliability of the instrument. Out of one hundred and seven (117) copies of the questionnaire administered, a total of eighty (80) copies (representing 93%) were retrieved. Mean and standard deviation were used for the univariate analysis; Spearman Rank Order Correlation Coefficient was used for the bivariate analysis, while the multivariate analysis was done using Partial Correlation. Spearman Rank Order Correlation Coefficient was used in testing the hypotheses one to nine, while partial correlation was adopted in testing hypothesis ten formulated for the study, at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that a significant positive relationship exists between remote working and organisational effectiveness in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The study concluded that managers of telecommunication companies should give attention to employees’ flexibility so as remote working hours so as to maximize the potential and energy of employees. The researcher therefore recommended amongst others that remote working should be enabled and put into place in a way that both the company and the employees may get the most from them, organization should engage in the act of job rotation in other to discover the skills and talents of their workforce.

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Published

2024-02-17

How to Cite

Rosemary Sokari, G. . (2024). WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY AND ORGANISATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS OF TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES IN PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE. BW Academic Journal, 7. Retrieved from https://bwjournal.org/index.php/bsjournal/article/view/1772