EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AND ORGANIZATIONAL SURVIVAL: AN EXPERIENCE FROM INTERNATIONAL BREWERY PLC, ILESHA, OSUN STATE, NIGERIA

Emmanuel Olaniyi DUNMADE, (Ph.D.), Ismaila Bolarinwa KADIRI, (Ph.D.), Idowu Jamiu YAHAYA, Issa Omolabi, (Ph.D.)

Abstract

The study attempts to examine the effect of time management practice on organizational survival in International Brewery Plc, Ilesha, Osun - State. The population of the study stood at 456 with the sample size of 213 which was determined with the use of Taro Yamane’s formula. Simple random sampling technique was used for the study with the employment of structured questionnaire to obtain the required information from the respondents. The descriptive statistics adopted comprised simple percentage and tables, while inferential statistics used was Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC). The findings of the study revealed that there is a significant relationship between time management practice and employees’ effectiveness (N = 192, r = .841, p= .000, < 0.05. The findings of the study established further that there is a significant relationship between time management practice and organizational work performance (N = 192, r = .870, p= .000, < 0.05) in International Brewery Plc., Ilesha. The study therefore recommends: that the management of the organization should make adoption of time management practice a culture and as a means of withstanding and surviving the business rivalries; and that the company through all its workforces should embrace and believe in the use of time management techniques for : minimization of work stress among the staff of the company, prevention of last minute rush of work, improvement of performance at all levels, enhancement of product quality, and assurance of prompt service delivery.

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