Research Article

Work Environment and Sportsmanship of Telecommunication Companies in Port Harcourt


  • Florence Adamma Nna Lecturer, Department of Management, Faculty of Management Sciences, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria


This study sought to determine the relationship between the work environment and sportsmanship of telecommunication companies in Port Harcourt. A research question and hypothesis were formulated in directing the framework of the study. Data was collected through a Primary source using a well-structured questionnaire. Descriptive statistics (mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics were adopted for analysis of research question and testing of hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that the work environment of telecommunication businesses in Port Harcourt is favorably and strongly related to sportsmanship. Conclusively, an appropriate work environment is absolutely the number one fashion of every company. Sportsmanship cannot function effectively in an obsolete work environment. The physical setting/structure, job description, culture, and market conditions all contribute to the work environment. It is suggested that organizations create an environment that encourages good employee sportsmanship; organizations should pay salary as at when due, to enable employee sportsmanship; additional reward to an employee with sportsmanship should be included in the organizational policy and further training should be encouraged in the organization as a means of advancing the spirit of sportsmanship amongst employee.

Article information


Journal of Business and Management Studies

Volume (Issue)

3 (2)





How to Cite

Nna, F. A. (2021). Work Environment and Sportsmanship of Telecommunication Companies in Port Harcourt. Journal of Business and Management Studies, 3(2), 206–212.



work environment, sportsmanship, physical setting, job profile, motivation.