Graduate School of Business
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
Manufacturing, Leadership, Organizational Culture, Employee Turnover
Human Resources Management
Foley, Jonathan Karl, "Organizational Cultures Effect on Productivity in Manufacturing" (2023). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 4123.
Manufacturing industry continues to struggle due to the inability to fill scheduled orders as a result a depleted workforce. Now more than ever, the importance of sustaining a workforce is essential to the success or failure of an organization. Organizational culture initiatives such as job satisfaction, employee commitment, and employee motivation represent a pivotal addition to all organizations. A strong leadership foundation that can develop and establish strong working cultures by utilizing these initiatives to retain employees is imperative to combat high employee turnover, low morale, and decreased productivity. The study has been affected by a qualitative approach, employing a single case study to acquire understanding of how strong leadership and a positive organizational culture helps institute a strong working culture in manufacturing. Developing a strong foundation of leaders and developing a genuine organizational culture will occur through calculated training and development of leaders. Participant responses revealed these discovered themes to include (a) positive company culture, (b) employee engagement, (c) job satisfaction, (d) leadership effectiveness, (e) and communication.