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The influence of work rewards towards job satisfaction among MATRADE employees

Munira, Abd. Ghafar (2013) The influence of work rewards towards job satisfaction among MATRADE employees. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study examines the influence the work rewards toward Job Satisfaction among MATRADE employees. It will help to identify the most significant work rewards that influenced the MATRADE employee’s job satisfaction. Meanwhile, this study also examines whether gender moderates the relationship of job satisfaction or not. In this study there are two dimension measured for work rewards; intrinsic rewards and extrinsic rewards. For intrinsic rewards, it involves task autonomy, task significance and task involvement while for extrinsic rewards it involves social rewards and also organizational rewards. Data for this study was gathered through questionnaires that were distributed at MATRADE. Descriptive analysis performed to determine level of employees’ job satisfaction. In addition, independent-sample t-test was utilized to empirically test relationship between employees’ job satisfaction and their gender. The results of this study reveal that work rewards are moderate determinant of job satisfaction. Job satisfaction is more related to extrinsic rewards for employees than intrinsic rewards. Findings also found that there is no significant level difference between male and female employees’ job satisfaction

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Intrinsic Rewards and Extrinsic Rewards
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2015 02:48
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 00:32
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5100

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