IMPACT OF JOB SATISFACTION ON ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

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IMPACT OF JOB SATISFACTION ON ORGANIZATIONAL          COMMITMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN ENUGU STATE

 

                                                             ABSTRACT

The purpose of this research work is to highlight the impact of job satisfaction on organization commitment among secondary school teachers in Enugu State.  Specifically, the study aimed to pursue the following objectives : to analyse the relationship between job satisfaction and organisational commitment among secondary school teachers in Enugu state, to determine the extent to which regular payment and increase of salary affect job satisfaction, to examine the degree to which promotion impacts on organizational commitment, to evaluate the extent to which employee-employer relationship enhances job satisfaction, to examine the relationship between working environment and organisational commitment among secondary school teachers in Enugu state. The study had a population size of 1,462, out of which a sample size of 314 was realized using Taro Yamene Formula at 5% error to tolerance and 95% level of confidence . Instrument used for data collection was primarily questionnaire and interview. The total numbers of 314 copies of the questionnaire were distributed while 304 copies were returned. The descriptive research design was adopted for the study.  Five hypotheses were tested using Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficient, chi-square (X2), and Z-test statistical tools. The findings indicate that there was a significant relationship between job satisfaction and organisational commitment. There was positive effect of payment and increase of salary on job satisfaction. There was significant impact of promotion on organizational commitment. There was positive relationship between working environment and organizational commitment. The study concluded  that teachers of secondary schools in Enugu state cherish promotion, improvement of salaries, welfare package and conditions of services, however these desires of teachers were far-cry. The study recommends that to ensure job satisfaction and organizational commitment among employees, there should be proactive measures which among others are increase in salary scale, best teacher of the year, conducive environment and the preparedness on the school administration to beef up the needed job satisfaction

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page – – – – – – i
Certification – – – – – – ii
Approval Page – – – – – – iii
Dedication – – – – – – iv
Acknowledgments – – – – – – v
Table of contents – – – – – – vi
List of tables – – – – – – viii
Abstract – – – – – – x
CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of the Study – – – – – – 1
1.2 Statement of the Problem – – – – – 3
1.3 Objectives of the Study – – – – – – 3
1.4 Research Questions – – – – – – – 4
1.5 Research Hypotheses – – – – – – 5
1.6 Significance of the Study – – – – – – 6
1.7 Scope of the Study – – – – – – 6
1.8 Limitations of the Study – – – – – – 6
1.9 Operational Definition of Key Terms – – – – 7
References
CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
CHAPTER TWO
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
2.1 The Concept of Job Satisfaction – – – – – 10
2.2 Job Satisfaction Theories – – – – – 11
2.3 Dimensions of Job Satisfaction – – – – – 17
2.4 Determinants of Job Satisfaction – – – – – 23
2.5 Model of Job Satisfaction – – – – – 27
2.6 Definition of Organizational Commitment – – – 28
2.7 Types of Employee Commitment – – – 29
2.8 The Antecedents of Organizational Commitment
(Personal Determinants) – – – – – 31
2.9 Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment among Teachers 34
2.10 Summary Review of Related Literature – – – – 37
References
CHAPTER THREE- RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 Research Design – – – – – – – 47
3.2 Sources of Data – – – – – – – 47
3.3 Area of Study – – – – – – – 47
3.4 Description of Research Instruments – – – – – 48
3.5 Population of the Study – – – – – – 49
3.6 Sample Size Determination – – – – – 50
3.7 Validity of the Research Instrument – – – – – 55
3.8 Reliability of the Research Instrument – – – – 55
3.9 Data Treatment Technique(s) – – – – – 57
References
CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA
4.1 Questionnaire Distribution – – – – – – 60
4.2 Test of Hypotheses – – – – – – 74
4.3 Discussion of Results – – – – – – 85
References.
CHAPTER FIVE
5.1 Summary of major findings – – – – – – 89
5.2 Conclusion – – – – – – 89
5.3 Recommendations – – – – – – 90
5.4 Contributions to Knowledge – – – – – – 90
5.5 Suggested Area for Future Research – – – – – 92
Bibliography
Appendix

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