Paul Ayobami Akanbi, Kehinde Adeniran Itiola
Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2013, 1(2), 18-22DOI:
Abstract: This paper investigated the association between job satisfaction and organizational commitment in the area of health in Nigeria. The objectives of this study were to determine whether reward system, job meaningfulness, job related stress, training were predictors of organizational commitment and also to establish the significant relationship between supervisory roles, and job related stress and organization commitment. The study employed survey research. Primary data was used for the study with questionnaires as research instrument. The subjects of this study were three hundred and thirty employees in the service of Federal Medical Centre in Ido- Ekiti, Ekiti state Nigeria. The hypotheses formulated for the study were tested using correlation analysis, regression analysis, T-test and analysis of variance with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). The findings of the study revealed that the joint effect of independent variables (Reward system, Job related stress, Job meaningfulness, Training, and Supervisory role) jointly and independently predicted Organizational commitment. The research also indicated that there was a significant relationship between reward system and organizational commitment. There was also a significant difference between training and organizational commitment. Based on the findings of this study it was recommended that the management should try as much as possible to give constant attention to things that can enhance job satisfaction. Also, promotion and recruitment should be based on merit, performance on the job, initiative, educational qualifications and experience.