Menace of Office Politics on Organizational Effectiveness in Civil Service Commission of Nigeria

Posted: 16 Jun 2020

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Samuel Effiong Affia

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Akang, Akaninyene Udo

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Akaniyene Akang

Akwa Ibom State University

Asikpo, Nonye Aniefiok

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Ime Robson Nseobot

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Date Written: January 21, 2020

Abstract

The study examined the relationship menace of office politics on organizational effectiveness in civil service commission of Nigeria. In order to carry out this study, one specified research objectives were drawn from which null hypotheses were formulated and used for the study. The research design for this study is an ex post facto design. The population of the study consisted of 30,969 in south south and south west geopolitical. Simple random and stratified sampling technique was used to select 250 respondents out of the population. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. The instrument was validated by two experts in Test and Measurement. Crombach Alpha reliability technique was used for testing the reliability of the instrument and reliability index of .77 was realized, hence the instrument was regard as being reliable. Data from 250 completed questionnaires was subjected to PPMC and regression analysis. The findings showed that concluded that there is significant relationship office politics and organizational effectiveness of federal civil service commission of Nigeria. The study recommended that management and staff should avoid distorting or manipulating the truth and facts; management should be fair in their dealings; management and staff should be flexible, appreciable and accessible to others and managers and office workers should ensure a timely and open communication system.

Suggested Citation

Affia, Samuel Effiong and Udo, Akang, Akaninyene and Akang, Akaniyene and Aniefiok, Asikpo, Nonye and Nseobot, Ime Robson, Menace of Office Politics on Organizational Effectiveness in Civil Service Commission of Nigeria (January 21, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3607194

Samuel Effiong Affia

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic ( email )

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

Akang, Akaninyene Udo

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Akaniyene Akang (Contact Author)

Akwa Ibom State University ( email )

No. 29, Unit C
Ubium Street Ewet Housing Estate,
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Nigeria

Asikpo, Nonye Aniefiok

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

Ime Robson Nseobot

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic ( email )

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

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