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Societal influences on work behaviour and interaction of Ghanaian workers

Eugenia Date-Bah

Societal influences on work behaviour and interaction of Ghanaian workers

a case study.

by Eugenia Date-Bah

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.)- University of Birmingham, Department of Sociology/West African Studies.

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Open LibraryOL19886302M

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profession, were sent to train in the UK. They later returned to work at social welfare institutions in Ghana, upholding Western structures and ideas that the colonial powers had introduced. This was the start of Western dominance in Ghanaian social work (Apt & Blavo f; Kreitzer et al ). The paper assesses the effects of traditional values (collective conceptions of what is considered good, desirable and proper or bad, undesirable and improper in a given society) and socio-cultural factors (these are models of life, human rights, value systems, customs, beliefs and arts) on human resource management (HRM) in public sector organizations in Ghana and the need for Human Resource Cited by:


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Societal influences on work behaviour and interaction of Ghanaian workers by Eugenia Date-Bah Download PDF EPUB FB2

EXPLORATORY STUDY AMONG GHANAIAN WORKERS. MARTHA ANYIMIAH ACKAH. Ghanaian societal Beliefs about work Socio-cultural values therefore reflect the accepted way of life and standards for behaviour in a. This way, the positive behaviour of health workers encouraged the use of services, helping clients to avoid identification as positive persons by relatives and prevent stigmatisation.

Health workers have observed that clients find it difficult to discuss issues about their status with relatives due to the fear of by: 3. The strong commitment of the management of a company to the maintenance of a safe work environment is an important stimulus for its workers to be loyal to the company and to make every effort to.

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how managerial interactions with employees affect work output, using Ghanaian organizations as a study. Design/methodology/approach – The paper adopts a survey method, using questionnaires to collect data from workers from four Ghanaian organizations to form the basis of the study.

All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective owners. Organizational culture gives identity to an organization. Nowadays with the increasing of the internationalization of the construction industry, the organizational culture become more importance Author: Bernard Tuffour Atuahene.

Great Britain and Ghana: Documents of Ghana History, Nugent, Paul. "Living in the Past: Urban, Rural, and Ethnic Themes in the and Elections in Ghana." Journal of Modern African Studies 37 (2): –, Nukunya, G.

Tradition and Change among the Anlo Ewe, values, norms and practices of society. It primarily interrogates culture’s role in bureaucratic behaviour and practices in Ghanaian focus our attention on the influence of sociocultural factors on the 1 Department of Sociology, university of Ghana, Legon, E-mail: [email protected] (Social conduct in Ghana) Flag of Ghana.

In general, and then work their way left. This ensures that the guest's palm makes contact with the palm of the person receiving the handshake - touching the back of the hand instead of the palm is considered insulting or unlucky.

Ghanaian social norms are sometimes difficult to establish as. How culture influences health beliefs All cultures have systems of health beliefs to explain what causes illness, how it can be cured or treated, and who should be involved in the process.

The extent to which patients perceive patient education as having cultural relevance for them can have a profound effect on their reception to information. The Ghanaian culture is a mixture of six ethnic groups. Among these groups, the Akan occupies the leading position (Miss West Africa Ghana).

However, there have been many changes in social and culture aspects in Ghana in the preceding decades. either as an antecedent or consequence of relationships at work (saunders and thornhill, ; neves and caetano, ). for instance, lester and Kickul () found that in a item list of psychological contract valued most by employees, participants ranked trust and respect.

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ues and socio-cultural factors, which the society maintains, remain strong among workers and have impacted on the work of HR specialist in spite of the conflicting values prescribed by the pub-lic sector organizations.

Keywords: Traditional values, socio-cultural factors, human resource managementCited by: work-to-family conflict and family-to-work conflict. For instance, it has been reported that though both sexes may experience work-family conflicts, females tend to be more conflict-prone than their male counterparts due to the former spending more combined time on work and family activities than the latter (Frone et al., a; Hammer et al.,File Size: KB.

being in traffic from work are likely to face the effect of combining work and family duties. Methodology Research Design The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of work and family conflict among female bankers in.

explore the Ghanaian social workers experienced legitimacy as professionals in different sequences of the social work; the social workers experiences of legitimacy to (1) classify social problems, (2) to reason about social problems and (3) to take action on social problems.

These. (Carter, ; Hewlett, ) who accordingly seek to combine work and non-work activities (Mordi, et, el., ).

Culture, Traditions and Norms Defining Culture: The word culture is derived from a French term, which in turn derives from the Latin “colere” which means to tend to the earth and grow or cultivation and nurture.

ItFile Size: KB. Informal sector workers escape the regulation of government and as consequence suffers neglect of policy makers. Often times, informal sector workers are victims of policy interventions (e.g. city decongestion) initiated by local governments- District, Municipal and Metropolitan assemblies- as mostly seen in Accra and Kumasi Size: KB.

This paper examined the effect of work environment on job satisfaction with the spotlight on a merchant bank in Ghana. Among other objectives, the paper set out to ascertain the impact of physical and mental environment on employees’ performance, to know the overall satisfaction level of employees in the bank and study whether physical, social and psychological work environment affect job Cited by: 6.

Background. Pregnancy exposure registries are observational studies measuring the association between drugs taken during pregnancy and the pregnancy outcome [].They make important contributions to evidence on the safety of medicines in pregnancy, particularly as this vulnerable population is rarely included in clinical trials [].There is a specific need to establish the safety profile of Cited by: 3.Contemporary Issues in Ghana: One focused on Ghanaian Life and Culture, the other focused on the development and implementation of non-government organizations.

We then spent the remaining time in Winneba, Ghana, a small town located on the southern members would work together in File Size: 4MB.Ghanaian lecturers are also expected to contribute to quality teaching and learning, hence, the expectation of society on education appears to be that students who graduate from universities would have acquired the relevant skills, knowledge, attitudes and expertise required to enhanceFile Size: KB.