Level of Satisfaction of Employees with Trainings, Job Design and Employment Security in Rivers State Ministry of Sports (Published)
The study focuses on the level to which workers are satisfied with training and development, job design and employment security in the Rivers State Ministry of Sports. Three research questions and hypotheses guided this study. The design for the research is a cross-sectional survey. The sample size for the study was 243 employees of Rivers State Ministry of Sports drawn through census sampling technique. A self-structured questionnaire titled “”Level of Employees ‘ Satisfaction with Training, Job Design and Job Security Questionnaire” (LESTJJQ) was used. Mean, standard deviation and z-test were used for data analysis at 0.05 alpha level using SPSS version 23. The finding reveals that to a moderate extent employees’ are satisfied with the training and development in Rivers State Ministry of Sports. To high extent workers are allowed to plan how they do their work, while some of the employees’ were not satisfied with lack of job autonomy in making decisions. Also, there is a significant difference in the male and female employees’ satisfaction with training and development, job design and employment security in Rivers State Ministry of Sports. It is recommended that regular training and retraining programs for employees should be developed by the various parastatals. Stakeholders should ensure an effective job design to enhance the status and self-fulfillment needs of employees. There is a need for job security to allow workers to feel valued and fulfilled.