EXAMINING THE INFLUENCE OF JOB SATISFACTION, EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION AND DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS ON ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT

Desmond A. Komashie, Keta Municipal Education Office, Keta, Ghana
Nathan K. Austin, University of Professional Studies Accra, Accra, Ghana

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JOURNAL OF ACADEMY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Volume 19, Issue 1, p97-110, March 2019

ABSTRACT

The study purpose was to examine job satisfaction, employee motivation and demographic factors influencing organizational commitment amongst teachers at the pre-tertiary level, with the view of alerting stakeholders in the formulation of appropriate that minimize issues militating against teachers’‘ organizational commitment. The study design was descriptive correlational and cross-sectional. Stratified and systematic sampling procedures were used in selecting 320 respondents. Data was gathered using questionnaire. The findings showed that motivation and job satisfaction respectively, positively and moderately influence teachers’‘ organizational commitment as they control only 23.8% and 15.3% variability. Furthermore, demographic factors such as academic qualification significantly but negatively correlates with organizational commitment. Age correlate positively but it is not significant. Gender correlate negatively and as well not significant. This means that some demographic factors have influence on organizational commitment. However, their impact is not significant in determining employee commitment.

Keywords

job satisfaction, employee motivation, demographic


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