DOES WORKFORCE DISCRIMINATION AND PERCEIVED LEADERSHIP STYLES RELATE WITH JOB SATISFACTION?

  • Kingsley O Nweke Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Adannia A Dike-Aghanya Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Michael Okemuefula Okpara Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Chinenye F Ilona Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Tobias C Enike Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Keywords: Perceived leadership style, Job satisfaction, workforce discrimination

Abstract

The study examined whether workforce discrimination and perceived leadership styles relate with job satisfaction of non teaching university staff. Participants for the study were 200 non teaching staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, who were selected using simple random sampling technique. Two Instruments were used for data collection: Multifactor leadership questionnaire MLQ-5X and Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ). The study adopted correlation design and statistics used for data management was Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. Result of the study showed that workforce discrimination did not significantly correlate with job satisfaction at r = -.01, and Transformational leadership style was also found to correlate highest than other leadership styles at r = .88, p < .01. It was recommendations that university school management should shun work-force discrimination among non-teaching staff.

Author Biographies

Kingsley O Nweke, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Department of psychology

Adannia A Dike-Aghanya, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Department of psychology

Michael Okemuefula Okpara, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Department of psychology

Chinenye F Ilona, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Department of psychology

Tobias C Enike, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Department of psychology

Published
2019-07-14
How to Cite
Nweke, K., Dike-Aghanya, A., Okpara, M., Ilona, C., & Enike, T. (2019). DOES WORKFORCE DISCRIMINATION AND PERCEIVED LEADERSHIP STYLES RELATE WITH JOB SATISFACTION?. Practicum Psychologia, 9(1). Retrieved from http://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/PP/article/view/896
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