Understanding teachers’ job satisfaction through work-life balance policies / Farah Shazlin Johari... [et al.]

Johari, Farah Shazlin and Ruslani, Muhammad Ridzuan and Rasli Samudin, Nor Maslia and Mohd Zolkapli, Nurhafizah and Basirun, Siti Norashikin (2018) Understanding teachers’ job satisfaction through work-life balance policies / Farah Shazlin Johari... [et al.]. Journal of Academia, 6 (1). pp. 112-119. ISSN 2289-6368


Work-life balance play an important role in influencing employee’s quality of social and working life together with job satisfaction in the organization. Nowadays, teachers are also included in the context of work-life balance due to academic workload and career issues. In this study, researchers aim to explore work-life balance policies that influence teacher’s job satisfaction in selected Malaysia boarding school. Only 56 school teachers were selected to
represent as respondents consist of teachers from language, mathematics, science, social science, counselling unit, and vice principals department. The questionnaires were distributed using convenience sampling. The elements of work-life balance policies such as flexibility
policies, welfare policies, job design and leave provisions were included in this study to examine potential influence on teacher’s job satisfaction. Based on statistical analysis using SPSS, Pearson Correlation analysis four elements of work-life balance policies indicated positive and significant relationship with job satisfaction, with flexibility policies showed the strongest relationship toward teacher’s job satisfaction. Most of teachers in selected Malaysian boarding school also demonstrated high level of job satisfaction at the workplace.


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Johari, Farah Shazlin
Ruslani, Muhammad Ridzuan
Rasli Samudin, Nor Maslia
Mohd Zolkapli, Nurhafizah
Basirun, Siti Norashikin
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Study and teaching. Research
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > Theory and method of social science statistics > Surveys. Sampling. Statistical survey methodology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research > Statistical methods
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Negeri Sembilan > Kuala Pilah Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Academia
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Academia (JoA)
ISSN: 2289-6368
Volume: 6
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 112-119
Keywords: Work-life balance policies; job satisfaction
Date: 2018
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29850
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