Assessment of Organizational Culture of Selected Construction Companies in Nigeria


  • Awolesi, J.A.B
  • Dr. Fabi, J. K



Organization Culture, Construction Industry, Assessment.


Organization culture is a concept that has been given little attention in the construction industry compare to other industries.
Organization culture has a significant impact on the performance of any organization and its importance cannot be overemphasized. This paper aims at identifying the critical factors for constructing organizational culture profile and to compare
the prevalent culture of construction organizations with respect to the Competing Value Framework (CVF). To achieve the main
objective of this paper, eighty-one (81) questionnaires were administered on experts from selected major construction companies
in Nigeria. The population of the study comprises of engineers, architects, quantity surveyors and builders, who were selected
using random sampling technique. The results of the analysis revealed that there are varying ratings for each of the organizations
with respect to critical factors for constructing. The overall ratings indicated that the most critical factor for constructing
organization culture is the fact that the organization must be highly organized (4.23), the organization must be result-oriented (4.20) and teamwork should be the focus of the employee (4.14). For prevalent organization culture assessment, the results also
indicated varying ratings for all the three organizations involved in the study. The most significant factor is the organizations’
commitment to innovation and development (4.32), aggressive, results-oriented focus (4.28) and characterized by teamwork,
consensus, and participation (4.27). The high mean scores obtained in the study showed that construction companies have a
culture in place in their organizations. The results further affirm the position of the three construction companies as leading light
for others in the Nigerian construction industry.


How to Cite

Awolesi, J.A.B, & Dr. Fabi, J. K. (2019). Assessment of Organizational Culture of Selected Construction Companies in Nigeria. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (IJASRE), ISSN:2454-8006, DOI: 10.31695/IJASRE, 5(12), 80–87.