The Effects of Organizational Culture and Commitment on Job Satisfaction: Cross-Sectorial Comparison of Legal Services Sector in Ghana

Edusei A. S. Dwinfour, Saeed Adam, Dickson Adom


Organizational culture and commitment has been deliberated as a key factor in ensuring job satisfaction. The study was undertaken to determine the impact of organisational culture on employees’ organisational commitment in ensuring job satisfaction among some staff in the Legal Services sector in Ghana. A quantitative philosophy, utilizing self-controlled reviews in questionnaire was used to collect data from 48 respondents. The data were analysed using SPSS version 21 software. Linear regression analysis was used to test for the impact of the independent variable (organisational culture) and the dependant variable (organizational commitment). The findings of the study revealed that organisational culture has an impact on commitment. The study recommends that the legal services sector of Ghana should take pragmatic steps in creating opportunities for employee development and improvement in the1 human 1resource1 policies. They should ensure effective organisational communication and good leadership practices to attain the ultimate goal of job satisfaction.

Keywords: Organisational Culture, Organisational Commitment, Job Satisfaction, Legal Services

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