Self-efficacy, Information Accessibility and Utilization as Determinants of Creativity of Managers in Packaging Companies in Nigeria

Sunday O. Popoola, Ibrahim A. Ayankola


This paper investigated self-efficacy information accessibility and utilization as factors determining creativity of managers in packaging companies in Nigeria. The research design adopted for the study was survey method. The study population comprised 540 managers in eleven packaging companies in Nigeria. The questionnaire was used to collect data from the 540 managers out of which 485 responded and valid for analysis given a response rate of 89.8 percent.The study revealed that self-efficacy, information accessibility and utilization had significant positive correlations with the creativity of the respondents. In addition, self-efficacy, information accessibility and utilization were found to be significant determinants of creativity of the managers in the packaging companies in Nigeria.It is therefore recommended that the Board of management in these companies should give much attention to self-efficacy, information accessibility and utilization when planning to improve the creativity of their managers. They should endeavour to encourage their managers to make intensive use of information and have wide access to available information resources internally and externally for better creativity.

Keywords: Self-Efficacy, Information Accessibility, Information Utilization, Managers, Packaging Companies, Nigeria.

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