Assessing the Organizational Effectiveness of Tamale Polytechnic Using Weisbod Six Box Model: The Perspective of Internal Stakeholders
The main objective of the study was to assess the organizational effectiveness of Tamale Polytechnic. This was done from the perspective of internal stakeholders. The organizational effectiveness indicators assessed were organizational purpose, organizational structure, organizational culture, organizational leadership, organizational resources, and organizational change. The design of this research reflects a purely quantitative school where measurable quantities were used to determine the organizational effectiveness of Tamale Polytechnic on each of the indicators. Employees of the Polytechnic were treated as the internal stakeholders, based on which a random sample of 84 was selected. The Weisbod Six Box Model was used as the basis for developing a questionnaire that reflected the organizational effectiveness indicators. This questionnaire contained quantitative metrics that measured the views of respondents across the various effectiveness indicators. It was concluded that the Polytechnic was effective along all the indicators but there was more room for improvements given the effectiveness scores. It is therefore recommended that in order to ensure organizational effectiveness, the Polytechnic needed to adopt measures that addresses concerns pointed out in each of the effectiveness indicators.