EuroEconomica, Vol 38, No 1 (2019)

Assessing the relationship between selected variables and employee job satisfaction: Empirical survey of a typical municipality

Albert Tchey Agbenyegah, Nhlakanipho Mvelase


This study seeks to identify selected variables that impact on employee job satisfaction in a typical municipality. Being quantitatively designed, the authors utilized purposive sampling techniques to select 160 permanent employees from five departments of the establishment. Primary data was collected through a seven-point Likert scale questionnaire. Data analysis was conducted after all the questionnaires were certified correct through SPSS version 23.0 supported by two statistical tools namely the descriptive and inferential. Besides other variables that emerged from the literature gender, remuneration, promotional programs does not differ from EJS. However, the study revealed that variables such as academic achievement and supervision differ significantly from employee job satisfaction. Given the nature of the relationships between the stated variables, practical recommendations to assist employers and management to increase productivity in the municipality through employees’ job satisfaction.



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