The relationship between motivation in the working environment and the job satisfaction among the support staff in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)/ Nur Fatihah Ajmal Majidi

Majidi, Nur Fatihah Ajmal (2018) The relationship between motivation in the working environment and the job satisfaction among the support staff in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)/ Nur Fatihah Ajmal Majidi. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Job satisfaction refers to the employee’s emotions whether they feel satisfied or dissatisfied towards their job. According to Armstrong (2006), job satisfaction refers to the employee’s attitude and feeling that they have about their work. Motivation and job satisfaction of the employees will increase by having a conducive working environment. Maslow Hierarchy of Needs Theory (1954) is comprised of five level of needs, all levels of needs and for this research were used to examine the relationship between motivation on working environment and job satisfaction among the support staff in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). Subsequent to this, the relationship between motivation on working environment and job satisfaction among support staff in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) was investigated. This is accomplished through quantitative method of data collection which is questionnaire. Based on the findings, the results showed, positive, strong and significant relationships between physiological needs, security needs, social needs and self-esteem need towards job satisfaction. However, the relationship between self-actualization needs showed positive, moderate and significant towards job satisfaction. Moreover, as for
conclusion, self-esteem need has the strongest, positive and highest significant relationship with job satisfaction because most of the respondents believed strongly with themselves. Finally, it is recommended for employers to set goal for their employees and encouraged the employees involved in decision making and generate idea.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Majidi, Nur Fatihah Ajmal
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Subjects: A General Works > Indexes (General)
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > Theory and method of social science statistics > Data processing. Including SPSS
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Labor. Work environment
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel management. Employment management > Job satisfaction
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak > Kota Samarahan Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor in Office Systems Management (Hons.)
Keywords: Working environment, Job satisfaction, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Date: December 2018
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/60100
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