Vol 3 No 1 (2020): Volume 3 Issue 1 Year 2020
Articles

The Employee Voice Behaviours in African Context: The Case of Zimbabwe

Washington Machokoto
Faculty of Business, Law & Tourism, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, United Kingdom
Munyaradzi. A. Dzvimbo
Regent Business College, South Africa
Published February 29, 2020
Keywords
  • Employee Voice Behaviours,
  • African Context,
  • Zimbabwe
How to Cite
Machokoto, W., & A. Dzvimbo, M. (2020). The Employee Voice Behaviours in African Context: The Case of Zimbabwe. Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 3(1), 125-135. https://doi.org/10.34256/ajir2019

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Abstract

This exploratory study aimed to investigate the Employee Voice Behaviours (EVB) in the African context, and Zimbabwe was chosen as a case study. A sample of 30 volunteers was used in this study and data was collected via WhatsApp social media. The structured interviews were employed to collect data. Thus, the data was collected and placed into categories as a framework. The data analysis included descriptive statistics, multiple regression, correlation and framework. The results indicated that the majority of employees in Zimbabwe present constructive voices than destructive behaviours. The findings also established that Zimbabwean workforce remains disciplined in their organisations. The study again found that the majority of people working in organisations in Zimbabwe is neither married nor have children. Also, the majority go to church and do not consume alcohol/smoke. However, besides a small sample that could have affected the outcome, this study concludes that understanding of EVB remains elusive; therefore, more studies are required in this field. Future researchers should consider qualitative methods with larger samples to establish these variations. Besides, the current research presents significant findings that could inform policy-makers in Zimbabwean organisations.

  

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