Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019, Page: 66-77
The Effect of Reward Practice on Employees’ Job Satisfaction: The Case of Amhara Region, North Shoa Zone Debre Berhan City Administration Preparatory and High School Teachers
Haymanot Bezabih Reta, Department of Management, Debre Berhan University, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia
Received: Sep. 14, 2019;       Accepted: Oct. 9, 2019;       Published: Oct. 17, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20190703.12      View  35      Downloads  41
Abstract
This study seeks to explore the effect of rewards practice on teachers’ satisfaction towards their job by using various reward variables through grouping into intrinsic and extrinsic reward. The study suggests that reward has potential effect on teachers’ job satisfaction. The study was conducted by using 166 preparatory and high school teachers in Amhara national regional state, North Shoa Zone, Debreberhan city administration. Teachers were asked to complete questionnaires about their level of satisfaction regarding reward. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze all reward variables. The analyses of the study show that all reward variables are positively and significantly related with job satisfaction. The regression analysis show the magnitude of variation on job satisfaction by intrinsic and extrinsic reward is expressed in percentage of 24.5% and 41.7% respectively. The result also shows that extrinsic reward cause significant variation on employees’ job satisfaction than intrinsic reward. In general the study indicate that reward has positive effect on teachers’ job satisfaction and some reward variables like compensation which matters more but currently at lower level of satisfaction has to be improved in order to enhance teaching professionals job satisfaction. From qualitative analysis its find out that other factors like education opportunity, politics free environment, society awareness and good working environment are areas that need greater emphasis concerning enhancement of teachers’ job satisfaction.
Keywords
Reward, Intrinsic Reward, Extrinsic Reward, Job Satisfaction, Ethiopia
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Haymanot Bezabih Reta, The Effect of Reward Practice on Employees’ Job Satisfaction: The Case of Amhara Region, North Shoa Zone Debre Berhan City Administration Preparatory and High School Teachers, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 7, No. 3, 2019, pp. 66-77. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20190703.12
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