IMPACT OF EMPLOYEE PERCEPTIONS OF JOB INSECURITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE AMONG SELECTED BANKS IN ANAMBRA STATE, SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

Matthew Arinze Okeke, Davies Ojeaga Ogbeide Egheosase

Abstract


This study examined the impact of perceived job insecurity on organizational performance among selected Old and New Generation Banks in Awka, Onitsha and Nnewi Business Districts of Anambra State, South-East Nigeria. 250 respondents selected through stratified random sampling participated in the study. Three hypotheses were stated: There will be no significant relationship between perceptions of job insecurity due to renewal and change in Technology and organizational performance among employees of Old and New Generation Banks;  There will be no significant relationship between perceptions of job insecurity due to change in organization design/structure and organizational performance among employees of Old and New Generation Banks; There will be no significant relationship between perceptions of job insecurity due to unfavorable government policies and organizational performance among employees of Old and New Generation Banks. Results of analysis indicated a rejection of all three null hypotheses. The findings of this study are expected to be of immense utility to Bank Managements and other sundry authorities within the Banking sub-sector of the Nigerian economy. The study limitations and recommendations were discussed.


Keywords


Job Insecurity; Organizational Performance; Technological Renewal; Design/structural Change; Unfavorable Government Policy

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