Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

Winter 2-1-2021

Abstract

This study investigated the correlation between job satisfaction and organisational commitment of library personnel in public tertiary institution libraries in Ogun State. This study made use of a descriptive research design of survey type. A total enumeration sampling technique was used to select all the librarians and library officers in the libraries for the study. Data relevant for the study was collected using a questionnaire from the respondents. 106 copies out of 130 copies of the questionnaire distributed were returned and found usable. Data were analysed by mean, percentages and frequency, person Moment Correlation Analysis and, Chi-square analysis. The findings revealed that general job satisfaction exists among the librarians in public tertiary institution libraries in Ogun State, Nigeria. in addition, this study affirmed that they had a high degree of job satisfaction and organisational commitment with co-workers, supervision, salary, and opportunities for promotion. A test of the relationship between job satisfaction and organisational commitment was positive at P>0.001 significant level. In conclusion, it is recommended that to ensure job satisfaction and organisational commitment there should be proactive measures in increased salary, opportune for promotion, internet working equipment and the preparedness of the public tertiary institution libraries in Ogun State, Nigeria.

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