Self-Efficacy and Employee Commitment in Selected Breweries in South East Nigeria

Chinedu Uzochukwu Onyeizugbe, Obiageli Lilian Orogbu, Obiageli Blessing Chinwuko

Abstract


In the present turbulent and unpredictable Nigerian business environment, the lack of self-esteem among employees selected breweries in South East Nigeria seems to make job satisfaction a major problem. The main objective of the study is to identify the extent to which self-efficacy enhances employee commitment in Breweries in South East Nigeria. Specifically, the study seeks to ascertain the extent to which self-esteem relates to job satisfaction of employees in selected brewing firms in South East. The research design adopted by the study was Survey type of design; One hundred and fifty six employees constituted the population which were selected from breweries located in the South East Zone of Nigeria. Questionnaire was used for the purpose of data collection. Pearson Product Moment Correlation was used to test the hypothesis. The results of the Study revealed that there is a significant positive relationship between self-esteem and job satisfaction of employees in the selected brewing firms in South East Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria. The Conclusion drawn was that employees in the selected brewing firms can function properly or remain task oriented, if sense of efficacy is imbibed. The study recommended that employees should ensure that they develop positive self-esteem at work to restore confidence in themselves, devote more time and effort in tackling difficult tasks and feel more relaxed at work. 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/bms.v9i1.12790

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