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Working environment, job characteristics, and job motivation on lecturers’ job satisfaction: A case study at one public university


This study generally aimed to find out the effect of working environment, job characteristics, and working motivation on lecturers’ job satisfaction in Jambi University. Survey research method was used to investigate the relationship between variables and to test the hypothesis. Therefore, path analysis model was used to analyze the pattern of relationship between variables with the aim to determine the direct and indirect effect of a set of independent variables (exogenous) to the dependent variable (endogenous). A total of 857 lecturers of different faculties were getting involved as the population in this study, and in short as 273 lecturers were chosen as the samples by using proportionate stratified random sampling. The findings revealed that; there was a positive direct effect of working environment on job motivation, working environment on job satisfaction, job characteristics on job motivation, working environment on job satisfaction, and job motivation on job satisfaction. Limitations of the study, both theoretical and practical implications, and suggestion for further research were also conveyed in this study.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : TOJNED The Online Journal of New Horizons in Education
  • Yıl : 2018
  • Cilt : 8
  • ISSN : 2146-7374
  • Sayı : 1
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 118-133
  • IO Kayıt No : 62420
  • Yayıncı : Sakarya Üniversitesi Yayınları