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A study on the factors that influence job satisfaction among lecturers in Universiti Utara Malaysia

Kok, Sau Yee (2015) A study on the factors that influence job satisfaction among lecturers in Universiti Utara Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Job satisfaction has been an increasingly researched field of study since the past
research shown the important to the organization as a whole. Despite the increase
in attention given to the study of workplace satisfaction, there is still question on
the relationship and affects to the satisfaction. This study tries to identify the
relationship between the salary, job stress, career promotion and working environment in the academic community towards job satisfaction of the lecturers. The current research has been conducted among 226 lecturers in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). A questionnaire survey based research was used to collect data
and analyzed using Pearson correlation and linear regression to identify the relationship and test the hypothesis. The findings of this study indicate, that there is a significant and positive relationship between salary, job stress, career promotion, working environment and job satisfaction. Job stress was found to be
not significant in affecting the job satisfaction of lecturers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Sharif, Mohmad Yazam
Item ID: 4583
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Salary, Job Stress, Career Promotion and Working Environment
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD58.7 Organizational Behavior.
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Date Deposited: 27 May 2015 08:32
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 08:25
Department: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Name: Sharif, Mohmad Yazam
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4583

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