Organizational Culture and Personality Trait Inferences about Organizations

  • Ibrahim Aliyu Department of Business Administration, Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria
  • O. D. Y. Malacky Department of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
Keywords: Organizational Culture, Personality trait, and personality Trait Inference.


The use of personality traits to describe organization left managers and researchers with the problem of identifying its source in order to take advantages of positive ones and avoid the disadvantages of negative ones. One of the possible sources of personality inference about an organization is organizational culture. Thus, the study identifies the influence of organizational culture on personality trait inference about organizations. Data were collected from 210 staff members of SAJ Food Limited Zaria and analyzed using Multiple Regression on SPSS version 18. The result revealed that organizational culture leads to personality trait inference about an organization. It was also recommended that managers should mind the way policies are design and decision are made in their organizations because it decides the image of the organization in the eyes of the members of the public.


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How to Cite
Aliyu, I., & Malacky, O. D. Y. (2017). Organizational Culture and Personality Trait Inferences about Organizations. Asian Finance & Banking Review, 1(1), 48-54.
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