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Emotional Intelligence, Job Satisfaction and Mentoring Support as Facilitators of Correctional Officers’ Career Resilience in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (Published)

Career resilience entails developing and utilizing positive responses when one faces with challenges in one’s place of work. Nigeria  prison officers are faced with several challenges which include, few number of prison officers compare with a larger population of inmates in congested prisons across the country, inadequate funding, flaw on the extant prison laws, lack of rehabilitative and correctional facilities, ever-increasing problems of prison administration, corruption among few high ranking officers, the prison system which was designed for correction of prison inmates through counselling, rehabilitations and reform of inmates, has turned out to be  a breeding ground for hardened criminals who become worse than they were when they got into prison. In today’s world it has become very important in any organisation prison inclusive to have innovative ideas and be creative on how to overcome the challenges so as to be efficient and productive in one’s day to day activities. This study, therefore, investigated the influence of emotional intelligence, job satisfaction and mentoring support on the career resilience of Correctional officers in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design and purposive sampling in the selection of two hundred prison officers. Three research questions were raised and answered in the study. The variables were measured with relevant standardized instruments. These include: Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS), Job Satisfaction Scale (JSS), Mentoring Support Scale (MSS) and Career Resilience Scale (CRS). Data from the study were analyzed using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) and multiple regression analysis (ANOVA). The finding showed that there was a significant relationship between the dependent and independents variables. Emotional intelligence is the most potent contributor to career resilience followed by job satisfaction and mentoring support. Based on the findings of this study, recommendations and suggestions were offered to various stakeholders.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Job Satisfaction, career resilience, mentoring support, prison officers

Influence of Organizational Culture, Transformational Leadership, Compensation and Career Development on Job Satisfaction and Their Implications on Employees Turnover Intention of Pt Kalbe Farma Tbk (Published)

This study examines the effect of organizational culture, transformational leadership, compensation, and career development on job satisfaction and its implications for turnover intention, in employees of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. The instrument used in this research is a questionnaire to 100 respondents, then analyzed descriptively and quantitatively. Descriptive analysis in this study is used to provide an overview of the characteristics of respondents and an overview of research variables. In contrast, quantitative analysis conducted by SEM – PLS (Partial Least Square) will test the hypothesis in this study. Based on the results of the analysis in this study, the results obtained are that:1) Organizational Culture has a positive effect on Job Satisfaction; 2) Transformational Leadership has a positive effect on Job Satisfaction; 3) Compensation has a positive effect on job satisfaction; 4) Career development has a positive effect on job satisfaction; 5) Organizational Culture has a negative effect on Turnover Intention; 6) Transformational Leadership has a positive effect on Turnover Intention; 7) Compensation has a negative effect on Turnover Intention; 8) Career Development has a negative effect on Turnover Intention; 9) Job Satisfaction has a negative effect on Turnover Intention.

Citation: Chrisna William, and  Setyo Riyanto (2022) Influence of Organizational Culture, Transformational Leadership, Compensation and Career Development on Job Satisfaction and Their Implications on Employees Turnover Intention of Pt Kalbe Farma Tbk, Global Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.10, No.1, pp.1-16

Keywords: Career Development, Compensation, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Culture, Transformational Leadership, Turnover Intention

Level of job satisfaction in Agribusiness sector in Bangladesh: An application of Herz-berg two factors motivation theory (Published)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors affecting job satisfaction of the employees of   agribusiness sector in Bangladesh. In this study the populations are targeted employees of the agribusiness companies. The companies include National Agri Care Ltd, Lal Teer Seed Ltd,  ACI Agribusiness Ltd, Krisibid Group Ltd, Kazi farms Ltd, etc. The data was collected and administered by means of a structured questionnaire   based on the two factors Herzberg Motivation theory.  The sample size is 100 for the purpose of determining the adequacy of Herzberg two factor theories, a stratified random sampling method used to ascertain the satisfaction in agribusiness sectors (entry level, mid-level, top level management) in Bangladesh. The demographic factors including age, sex, education, designation, family size also influence job satisfaction in agribusiness sectors. The research provided a better understanding regarding the factors affecting level of job satisfaction in agribusiness sectors. Thus, emphasizes that there is still a need to conduct additional research to fill the gaps that have not been solved in the current study.  In the final chapter,   some recommendations were provided for future use to any researcher in this academic field.

Keywords: Autonomy, Hygiene factor, Job Satisfaction, Motivation, company policy., participation in management

Job Satisfaction and Employee Productivity: Evidence from Selected Universities in South-East, Nigeria (Published)

The study examined the effect of job satisfaction on employee productivity of public universities in South-East, Nigeria. Survey research design was adopted for the study. Data were collected though the questionnaires distributed among academic staff of South-East States of Nigerian public universities, and analyzed using five point likert’s scale. Regression analysis was used to test the two formulated hypotheses with aid of SPSS version 20.0. Based on the analysis, the study found that working condition and salary have positive significant effect on the employee productivity of public universities in South-East, Nigeria. Based on the findings, the study recommended amongst others that there is need for the university authorities and government to create a pleasant and supportive working environment for academic staff in terms of provision of physical facilities like infrastructures, laboratories, ventilated classrooms, hostels, teaching facilitators and development of various training programs that will encourage academic achievement.

Keywords: Employee Productivity, Job Satisfaction, Working Condition, salary

The effect of HR practices on job loyalty through psychological empowerment and job satisfaction in Pt. X (Published)

In Indonesia, the growth of the number of construction companies is apparently not in line with the growth of experts. This study aims to analyze the effect of HR Practices on Job Loyalty through Psychological Empowerment and Job Satisfaction at PT. X. This study using quantitative methods with a sample used is 80 employees with the criteria have worked more than two years, have a minimum high school education, at the staff level. Data processing in this study uses SPSS 22.0. From the results of data processing it was found that HR Practices (Training and Reward) had a significant influence on Psychological Empowerment (Job Competence, Job Autonomy, Job Impact). Job Competence and Job Impact does not have a significant effect on Job Satisfaction. Job Autonomy has a significant influence on Job Satisfaction. Job Satisfaction has a significant effect on Job Loyalty.

Keywords: HR practices, Job Satisfaction, job loyalty, psychological empowerment

A Comparison Of Job Satisfaction Scores Of Permanent And Contract Employees In Government And Private Schools & Colleges Of Peshawar (Published)

This study aimed to determine the difference in job satisfaction of permanent and contract employees working in government and private schools and colleges of Peshawar. Sample of 100 teachers were selected from both government and private schools. Generic Job satisfaction questionnaire was administered and results were analyzed through SPSS.The result shows that there is a significant difference in job satisfaction of private and government schools and colleges and also suggests that government employees are more satisfied than private employees.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Permanent And Contract Employees

Training Of Human Resources and Job Satisfaction (Published)

This paper presents the results of a quantitative survey conducted in 278 primary school teachers (teachers and kindergarten teachers) in the prefecture of Ilias with the aim of exploring their views on the impact of training on job satisfaction. In addition, it was investigated whether these views differ according to gender, age, seniority, marital status, specifity (primary school teacher or kindergarten teacher), type of employment relationship (permanent, deputy) and service area (urban area, suburban area, rural area). Τhe research results showed that the majority of participants recognize the contribution of training to job satisfaction mainly indirectly. It is also worth mentioning that a great percentage of the respondents of the survey answer in a neutral way on several items of the questionnaire (neither agree nor disagree). These views appear to be statistically significantly different, on the basis of most predefined variables.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Teachers, Training

Influence of Job Satisfaction on Employees’ Performance in MTN Nigeria (Published)

Organization usually sees an average worker as the source of quality and productivity gains. Any organization that does not put the welfare of its employee first such organization is endangering its performance and productivity. The study examines the relationship between job satisfaction and employees’ performance and the relationship between job satisfaction and employees’ commitment. The sample size used for the study was drawn from the staff of MTN Nigeria. A structured questionnaires were then used to elicit data from these staff. The chi-square was used to analyse the elicited data and the study findings revealed that job satisfaction has significance influence on both employee performance and employees’ commitment. Thus, the study recommends that organisations should intensify efforts in the area of non-financial rewards as a mean of influencing greater performance from the employees as well as getting the employees to be committed the organisation

Keywords: Employees’ Performance and Employees’ Commitment, Job Satisfaction

Employee Job Satisfaction in Nigerian Tertiary Institution: A comparative study of Academic Staff in Public and Private Universities (Published)

The paper examines the difference that exists in the level of job satisfaction between academic staff in private and public tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Centred on detailed review of literature, the hypothesis formulated for research is whether academic staff in public universities are more satisfied with their jobs compared to academic staff in private universities. The variables with which job satisfaction was measured are recognition, pay and working condition. The sample of the study comprise 120 academic staff – 88 members of staff from a public university and 32 academic staff from a private university within Kwara state, Nigeria. Questionnaires were used as the instrument with which primary data was collected. Independent ‘’t’’ test was performed to obtain the difference in job satisfaction between both sectors of tertiary institution. Also, oral interviews were arbitrarily conducted with 8 academic staff from both universities. The findings of the research indicate that a significant difference in job satisfaction exists between academic staff in private and public universities in Nigeria. The result also showed the following: 1. Academic staff in private universities have better working conditions 2. Academic staff in public universities have better payment package 3. Academic staff in private universities are more recognised for their job. Recommendations were offered by researcher to cater for the short-falls identified from the dichotomy in job satisfaction from both sectors 1. private-public interaction 2.To enhance job satisfaction of academic staff in private universities, Government should formulate policies that will cater for other incentives, such as enjoyed by academic staff in public universities.

Keywords: Academic Staff, Job Satisfaction, Nigeria, Private Universities, Public Universities

CSR and Employee Job Satisfaction: a case from MNCs Bangladesh (Published)

Over the last few years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become an essential issue for academics as well as for businesses in a similar way. These days, many organizations deem CSR as a primary corporate tactic for attaining a long-lasting competitive advantage. Also, organizations are benefited through CSR practices by satisfying their various stakeholders including employees. Hence, this study makes an effort to discover the impact of CSR on employee’s job satisfaction in MNCs, Bangladesh. Four dimensions of Carroll’s (1979) CSR such as economic, legal, ethical and philanthropic responsibilities of CSR are considered as the IV’s and employee job satisfaction as the DV of this study. Stakeholder theory has been used as a theoretical framework to provide guidance to this study. A structured questionnaire with 7 points Likert scale was used to collect the primary data by conducting the survey. The sample size was 120 and the respondents were selected on a convenient basis from MNCs, Chittagong city. Data were analysed using SPSS software (version: 17). The result of the study showed that philanthropic, ethical and legal responsibility of CSR significantly and positively influenced employee job satisfaction where economic CSR was showing the negative relationship with employee job satisfaction. In general, employee job satisfaction is positively affiliated with organisation’s CSR practices in Bangladesh’s MNCs.

Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility, Job Satisfaction, MNCs, Stakeholder

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