Effects of Covid-19 pandemic on organizational transformation and employee’s performance

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Sunday Alewo Omale, Michael Oyenuga, Idris Mohammed Gurin
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http://doi.org/10.31039/jomeino.2022.7.1.2
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This study explored ‘Effects of Covic-19 Pandemic on Organizational Transformation and Employees Performance’ with specific focus on Veritas University Abuja, Nigeria. Corona Virus is a pandemic of monumental consequences to health, world economy and well-being of individual that changes our ways of life. The goal of this investigation was to ascertain the degree to which Covid-19 driven change impact positively on employees’ and organizational performance. Literatures were reviewed and a survey and descriptive research design was adopted. 438 questionnaires were dispersed via expediency sampling technique to staff from different programmes. Nevertheless, only 394 questionnaires which were properly filled and retuned were used for the analysis. Quantitative approach, which involved using the ranking data's Spearman rank correlation coefficient for data analysis. The findings posit that Covid-19 driven transformations have both positive and negative connection with the employees’ performance and job satisfaction. This shows that Covid-19 driven transformations does not encourage staff to deliver better work, and the result thus, is high employees’ turnover. Finding further depict that, the Covid-19 motivated transformations have positive relationship with organizational performance as per the level of expectations. The researchers recommended that, institutions or firms should embrace the conventional ‘new normal’ behavior of performing task and responsibility, build hi-tech capability and show flexibility and desire to embrace changes in technology.
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Covid-19; Pandemic, Organizational transformation; Employees’ performance.
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