Work Resilience, Core Self-Evaluation and Organizational Creativity as Predictors of Thriving at Work among Bank Employees in Owerri Municipal
Keywords:Bank employees, core self-evaluation, organizational creativity, thriving at work, work resilience
This study examined work resilience, core self-evaluation and organizational creativity as predictors of thriving at work among bank employees in Owerri Municipal, Imo State. The participants for this study were 307 bank employees (Female=190, Male=117) from Owerri Municipal City in Imo State. The ages of the participants ranged from 26years to 53 years with a mean age of 32.50 years and standard deviation of 3.20. The participants were selected using multi-stage sampling procedure which made use of; purposive, cluster and simple random sampling technique. The study made use of four research instruments for data collection; they are: Employee resilience scale (EmpRes), Core self-evaluations scale (CSES), Organizational creativity scale; and thriving at work scale. The design of the study was correlation and stepwise regression analysis was used as the appropriate statistical tool to analyze the data. The result confirmed that positive and significant predictive effects were confirmed for the three models at β = .55, p < .05: β = .47, p < .05 and β = .13, p < .05 respectively. From the result, all three hypotheses of the study as depicted in model 3 were confirmed. The finding implies that by enhancing organizational creativity, work resilience and core self-evaluation, thriving at work will be enhanced since the result indicated a positive and significant predictive influence on thriving at work. It is then recommended that organizations engender good social exchange between employees and the organization so that employees can freely express their personal attributes which will help the organization to excel.