n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Relationship between organizational culture, leadership style and job satisfaction in a Nigerian manufacturing organization

Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1117-1421


This study investigated the relationship between organizational culture, leadership style and job satisfaction in a Nigerian private manufacturing organization. The study population consisted of employees of International Brewery Plc, Ilesha and the study sample consisted of 80% of the workforce at the Brewery comprising 150 respondents in ratio 5:9:1 of the junior staff cadre, senior staff cadre and management cadre respectively. Three standardized psychological instruments namely: Organizational Culture Scale, Supervisory Behaviour Description Questionnaire and Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire were used to collect data from the respondents.

The results showed that the level of employees' job satisfaction in the brewery was high as there were more satisfied employees at the brewery than dissatisfied ones. The dominant culture was competitive, and the prevailing leadership style was democratic. Results showed no significant relationship between organizational culture and job satisfaction (R2 = .006; p>.05). It also found no significant relationship between leadership style and job satisfaction (R2 = .012; p>.05.)
The study concluded that organizational culture and leadership style had no influence on job satisfaction.

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