Impact of Effective Teamwork on Employee Performance: The case of the Telecommunication Companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Keywords:Employee Performance, Teamwork, Telecommunication Sector
Every company sets specific goals and objectives to realize. The success of the company in realizing these objectives and goals relies on many factors. One of these factors is the good and effective performance of its employees. Nowadays, there is a fierce competition among companies working in the same field and in the same market place. Therefore, there is greater emphasis upon the personal achievement of the working staff at work place; in which the effectiveness of teamwork is thought to have an impact upon the employee performance. The paper attempts to investigate the impact of effective teamwork (effective communication, level of trust, interpersonal skills, team cohesion, accountability) on employee performance in the telecommunication companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It also seeks to identify the extent of teamwork effectiveness in the telecommunication companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Moreover, it tries to identify the level of performance of the employees in the telecommunication companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The study belongs to the descriptive studies and it uses the quantitative approach. It uses the questionnaire form as the study tool. The sample consists of 200 members of those working at the telecommunication companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The data collected is analyzed by means of the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 22, where descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation analysis, mean scores and regression analysis are employed. The results show that the effectiveness of teamwork and employee performance in the telecommunication companies in the kingdom of Bahrain are high. Moreover, the results indicate the presence of a significant impact for teamwork variables (effective communication, level of trust, interpersonal skills, team cohesion), on employee performance, in the telecommunication companies in Bahrain.