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

Abstract

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

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Pages: 58-73 (Download PDF)

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