Vol. 1 No. 1 (2023)
Articles

JOB ENRICHMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL INNOVATIVE BEHAVIOUR OF MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN RIVERS STATE

Tamunokuro, Clement Okoseimiema
Department of Management, Faculty of Management Science University of Port Harcourt
Prof. John, I. Ogolo
Department of Management, Faculty of Management Science, University of Port Harcourt
Dr. Macaulay, E. Wegwu
Department of Management, Faculty of Management Science, University of Port Harcourt

Published 2023-08-10

Keywords

  • Job Enrichment,
  • Skill variety,
  • Job task significance,
  • Innovative work behavior,
  • Idea Realization

How to Cite

Tamunokuro, Clement Okoseimiema, John, I. Ogolo, & Macaulay, E. Wegwu. (2023). JOB ENRICHMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL INNOVATIVE BEHAVIOUR OF MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN RIVERS STATE. Open Access Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship , 1(1), 51-73. https://www.openjournals.ijaar.org/index.php/oajbe/article/view/100

How to Cite

Tamunokuro, Clement Okoseimiema, John, I. Ogolo, & Macaulay, E. Wegwu. (2023). JOB ENRICHMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL INNOVATIVE BEHAVIOUR OF MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN RIVERS STATE. Open Access Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship , 1(1), 51-73. https://www.openjournals.ijaar.org/index.php/oajbe/article/view/100

Abstract

The research investigated the relationship between job enrichment and organizational innovative work behavior in Rivers State manufacturing firms. A cross-sectional research approach was used for the investigation. Taro Yamene's sampling approach was used. A sample size of 164 was calculated from a population of 266 workers. 160 copies of the questionnaire were distributed and 145 copies of which were recovered. The data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) and Spearman's Rank-Order Correlation Coefficient Statistic. The results demonstrated a favorable and substantial relationship between job enrichment and organizational innovative work behavior in Rivers State manufacturing firms. Based on the result, the research concluded that job enrichment is related to the organizational innovative work behavior of Rivers State manufacturing enterprises. To improve the innovative work behavior of manufacturing firms in Rivers State, the study recommended that management should provide employees with opportunities to learn new skills, rotate employees through different jobs, provide employees with training in a variety of skills, provide employee job autonomy, and create an organizational culture of trust and empowerment.

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