The Effect of Organizational Culture on Employee Performance”: Empirical Evidence from MOHA Soft Drinks Industry Summit Partners

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Addis Ababa University


The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of organizational culture on Employee performance, by adapting the Denison organizational culture model that developed four cultural traits namely (Involvement, Consistency, Adaptability and Mission) to show connection between culture and employee performance at MOHA Soft Drinks Industry Summit partners’ branch. The study adopted descriptive plus explanatory approach. The target population consisted of employees of MOHA Soft Drinks Industry particularly Summit Partner’s branch. The target population of this research was 400 employees out of which 200 were taken as a sample using purposive sampling technique. A questionnaire was used to collect data and was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics and the results were presented in Tables. The study indicated that MOHA Soft Drinks Industry, shown very high quality in defining a meaningful long term for the organization, high understanding of translating the demands of the external environment into action, high awareness of building human capability and creating a shared sense of ownership and responsibility throughout the organization and high permanence of defining the values and systems that are the basis of the culture. On the other hand employees have strong feelings about their organization they feel comfortable in their organization and highly recommend it as a great place to work at. This shows, despite luck of knowledge about culture in MOHA Soft Drinks Industry among employees, they managed to build strong beliefs, assumptions, values and ways of interacting that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of the organization. Finally the study concluded that there is a positive relationship between organizational culture and employee performance in MOHA Soft Drinks Industry (summit partners’ branch). Furthermore it was recommended that organizational culture should be enhanced in Industries since it influences performance. The findings of the study are expected to provide a source of information for policy makers, researchers and human resources professionals to understand link between organizational culture and employee performance in MOHA Soft Drinks Industry.



Organizational Culture, Employee Performance, Involvement