Job Satisfaction and Organizational Productivity in the Nigerian Civil Service

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJAR.2014.05.02.Art002

Authors : Daramola Ifeolu Esthe


The main aim of the research topic; Job satisfaction and Organizational productivity in the Nigerian civil service is to determine the relationship between employee satisfaction, organizational performance and the effect of reward. The research work made use of research questionnaire to elicit vital information on job satisfaction and organizational productivity; the method of Chi-square and Pearson correlation method were used for the purpose of the analysis; Notably, the growth of an organization is dependent on the level of employee’s satisfaction. The researcher concluded that there is a significantly strong relationship between employee satisfaction and organizational performance. It is pertinent to emphasis that a worker’s reaction at work helps to determine the output level of the organization. This is why the researcher spent time to study the extent of organizational productivity vis-à-vis the satisfaction derived by workers on the Job. When a worker gets satisfied, his effort/input will increase which ordinarily and most likely lead to the increase in the organizational output- Hence the need to concentrate on the motivational factors, which enhances the output of organization. The study revealed those motivational factors analyzed them and made some recommendation which if implemented rightly, will improve the condition of worker and enhance increase in organizational productivity in Nigeria.

Keywords: Employee satisfaction, Organizational performance, employee productivity, reward.


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