Year 2021, Volume 5 , Issue 9, Pages 1 - 16 2021-02-25

ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC.
ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC.

Abayomı ADEOYE [1] , Enitan LAWRENCE [2]


Purpose-This research delves to investigate the association between organizational downscaling and survivor performance in the banking industry in Nigeria. This research draws on equity theory (Adams, 1963) and Herzberg's two-factor theory (Herzberg, Mausner & Snyderman, 1959). Methodology-The survey research design was adopted in conjunction with the non-probabilistic technique. 159 structured questionnaires were distributed and 132 (83%) were found usable for the analysis. The responses is measured in Likert type scales. Findings-Three hypotheses were tested, one divulges no relationship between technological advancement and survivor performance while career advancement opportunities and economic costs both have a relationship with survivor performance. Conclusion-The study thus recommends that managers involved in downsizing should display a high level of truthfulness, uprightness, candidness to ideas, and maintain a notch of unbiassed to both the survivors and those that are disengaged. The organization should likewise be transparent throughout the decision-making processes to everybody during the downscaling period. 

Purpose-This research delves to investigate the association between organizational downscaling and survivor performance in the banking industry in Nigeria. This research draws on equity theory (Adams, 1963) and Herzberg's two-factor theory (Herzberg, Mausner & Snyderman, 1959). Methodology-The survey research design was adopted in conjunction with the non-probabilistic technique. 159 structured questionnaires were distributed and 132 (83%) were found usable for the analysis. The responses is measured in Likert type scales. Findings-Three hypotheses were tested, one divulges no relationship between technological advancement and survivor performance while career advancement opportunities and economic costs both have a relationship with survivor performance. Conclusion-The study thus recommends that managers involved in downsizing should display a high level of truthfulness, uprightness, candidness to ideas, and maintain a notch of unbiassed to both the survivors and those that are disengaged. The organization should likewise be transparent throughout the decision-making processes to everybody during the downscaling period. 
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Primary Language en
Subjects Management
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-8070-722X
Author: Abayomı ADEOYE (Primary Author)
Institution: Lagos State University
Country: Nigeria


Orcid: 0000-0000-0000-0000
Author: Enitan LAWRENCE
Institution: Lagos State University
Country: Nigeria


Dates

Publication Date : February 25, 2021

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APA Adeoye, A , Lawrence, E . (2021). ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC. . International Journal of Management and Administration , 5 (9) , 1-16 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijma/issue/60472/799400
MLA Adeoye, A , Lawrence, E . "ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC." . International Journal of Management and Administration 5 (2021 ): 1-16 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijma/issue/60472/799400>
Chicago Adeoye, A , Lawrence, E . "ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC.". International Journal of Management and Administration 5 (2021 ): 1-16
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ISNAD Adeoye, Abayomı , Lawrence, Enitan . "ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC.". International Journal of Management and Administration 5 / 9 (February 2021): 1-16 .
AMA Adeoye A , Lawrence E . ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC.. IJMA. 2021; 5(9): 1-16.
Vancouver Adeoye A , Lawrence E . ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC.. International Journal of Management and Administration. 2021; 5(9): 1-16.
IEEE A. Adeoye and E. Lawrence , "ORGANIZATIONAL DOWNSIZING AND SURVIVORS’ PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC.", International Journal of Management and Administration, vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 1-16, Feb. 2021