Job Satisfaction of Staff in Academic Libraries; A Case Study of Knust Library

ABSTRACT

This research project aimed to critically examine the level of job satisfaction of Library staff of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and its influence on their job performance.The data used for this study were collected from all the library staff of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) totally 102, and comprising of 18, senior members, 53 senior staff and 31 junior staff.Results of an ANOVA and Pearson Correlation test showed some moderate levels of relationship between demographic variables (age, gender, qualification, marital status and a number of years served) and the level of job satisfaction. The general demographic predictors however had significant correlations with organizational commitment. In addition, the ANOVA test revealed an overall statistical significance between the demographic variables (age, gender, qualification, marital status and number of years served) and the level of job satisfaction. The test ranked the motivator factors in this order from highest to lowest for the staff; growth, advancement and acknowledgment, accomplishment, kind of obligation, and the work itself. The study concluded that staffs of academic library were generally satisfied with their work. The study however recommended that the management of the academic libraries should pay more attention to rank advancment procedures and also improvement of working conditions as the level of staff satisfaction levels tend to decreased with time due when expectation in respect to the factors are not met.

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APA

AKOSAH, H (2021). Job Satisfaction of Staff in Academic Libraries; A Case Study of Knust Library. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/job-satisfaction-of-staff-in-academic-libraries-a-case-study-of-knust-library

MLA 8th

AKOSAH, HENRY "Job Satisfaction of Staff in Academic Libraries; A Case Study of Knust Library" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/job-satisfaction-of-staff-in-academic-libraries-a-case-study-of-knust-library. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

AKOSAH, HENRY . "Job Satisfaction of Staff in Academic Libraries; A Case Study of Knust Library". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Apr. 2021. Web. 13 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/job-satisfaction-of-staff-in-academic-libraries-a-case-study-of-knust-library >.

Chicago

AKOSAH, HENRY . "Job Satisfaction of Staff in Academic Libraries; A Case Study of Knust Library" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/job-satisfaction-of-staff-in-academic-libraries-a-case-study-of-knust-library