ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG PRIVATE SECTOR WORKERS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

A CORRELATION OF PAY SATISFACTION

  • Chiamaka Joe-Akunne Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Leonard N Ezeh Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Keywords: employees’ commitment, pay satisfaction, organizational commitment

Abstract

The study examined the relationship between pay satisfaction and organizational commitment among private sector workers in Anambra State, Nigeria. Two hundred and thirty-two (232) participants comprising 115 males and 117 females aged between 17 – 60 years with a mean age of 29.72 years and standard deviation of 6.82 participated in the study. Two instruments were used: Pay Satisfaction Questionnaire (Heneman and Schwab, 1985), and the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire (Meyer and Allen, 1993). One hypothesis was tested in the study. It stated that pay satisfaction will have a significant relationship with organizational commitment among employees of private organizations and it was accepted at (r = .18, p<.00). Hence the study concluded that satisfaction with pay increases employees’ commitment in an organization.

Author Biographies

Chiamaka Joe-Akunne, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Department of Psychology

Leonard N Ezeh, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Department of Psychology

Published
2019-07-14
How to Cite
Joe-Akunne, C., & Ezeh, L. (2019). ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG PRIVATE SECTOR WORKERS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA. Practicum Psychologia, 9(1). Retrieved from http://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/PP/article/view/898
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