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Impact of Job Environment on Job Satisfaction & Commitment among Nigerian Nurses

Osibanjo, Adewale Omotayo and Abiodun, A. J. and Adeniji, A. A. (2014) Impact of Job Environment on Job Satisfaction & Commitment among Nigerian Nurses. Journal of South Africa Business Research. pp. 1-11. ISSN 978-0-978/0/9860419/1/4

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The incessant strike, picketing among health workers in developing nations, is becoming a worrisome phenomenon in developing economy. This paper’s main objective is to examine the impact of job environment (work-family interface, climate, work roles, and job security) on job satisfaction and commitment among Nigerian nurses. A model was developed and tested using two hundred and twenty eight valid questionnaires, which were completed by nurses in the public hospitals in Lagos, Nigeria. Structural Equation Modeling was adopted to test the hypotheses and relationships that might exist among variables. The results show that strong relationship exists between job security and job satisfaction; and workers are not satisfied with the present condition of the job environment. The summary of the findings indicates a good fit, which implies that there is strong correlation between the tested dependent and independent constructs. However, decision makers should endeavour to make job environment conducive in order to earn workers’ commitment, which tends to increase organizational performance.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Dr. Anthonia Adeniji
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2015 15:04
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015 15:04

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