Determinants Affecting Lecturers’ Job Satisfaction at the Private Universities in Vietnam


Vietnam education system now has 60 the private universities (non-public universities), accounting for 25% of universities (235 universities) and has more than 20 years of development. The private universities have the number of student’s accounts for 13.6% of the total number of students (232.367 students). In 2015, the private universities have paid the tax nearly 111 billion of VND for the country development; this proves that despite many problems, non-public universities have made active contributions to the Vietnamese education system. Besides, the study results showed that there were 600 lecturers of the private universities who interviewed and answered about 27 questions. The Data collected from December 2015 to April 2017. This study had been analyzed Cronbach’s Alpha, KMO testing and the result of KMO testing used for the next research of the regression. Lecturers’ responses measured through an adapted questionnaire on a 5-point Likert scale (Conventions: 1: Completely disagree, 2: Disagree, 3: Normal; 4: Agree; 5: completely agree). Hard copy and online questionnaire distributed among 20.500 lecturers of the private universities. In addition, seven components affecting the affecting the lecturers’ job satisfaction at the private universities in Vietnam with significance level 5 percent and then the researchers have policies improving the lecturers’ job satisfaction of the private universities in the future.

Keywords: Lecturers, Non-Public Universities, Teaching Job and LHU

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