The Effect of Organizational Culture on Employee Commitment (The Case of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia)

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Addis Ababa University


The study has sought the effects of organizational culture on employees' commitment in Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. The specific objectives of the study were; to determine the relationship between involvement culture, consistency culture, adaptability culture and the relationship between mission culture and employees commitment in commercial bank of Ethiopia. The study used quantitative research method and explanatory research design to objectively answer the proposed research questions. Cluster sampling technique was used to select the four districts from the total of 15 districts and also proportionate stratified sampling technique was adopted to treat the 368 participants; and out of those, 350 has responded. Descriptive analysis, factor analysis, Pearson correlation, analysis of variance (ANOVA) and regression were carried out to analyze the data using SPSS 20. Regression analysis was used to assess the effects of organizational culture on the employees’ commitment. The study shows that there is positive relationship between organizational culture and employees’ commitment. Based on the findings, the study recommends that CBE should empower employees and reinforce team orientations, embrace integration, coordination, organizational learning, agreement and core values and they should create competence development to promote employees commitment.


A Thesis Submitted to the Addis Ababa University in Partial Fulfillment for the Award of Master of Science in Management


Adaptability culture, Consistency culture, Involvement culture