Influence of Financial Motivation on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction in Secondary Schools in Kigoma District, Tanzania

Eutimi, Bahati Bilantanye (2018) Influence of Financial Motivation on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction in Secondary Schools in Kigoma District, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This cross-sectional descriptive study intended to investigate the influence of financial motivation to teachers‟ job satisfaction in secondary schools in Kigoma district whereby mixed approach was employed to determine the difference in financial motivation between public and private secondary school teachers and to find out the difference in teachers‟ job satisfaction between these two school categories. The relationship between financial motivation and job satisfaction among teachers in public secondary schools as well as those of private secondary schools was established. Quantitative data was collected using questionnaires which were filled by 150 secondary school teachers who were randomly selected from 21 secondary schools and triangulated with qualitative data which was collected through face to face interview using 21 heads of schools and 21 academic teachers. Using - test at .05 levels of significant, findings indicated that there was a significant difference in financial motivation between public and private secondary school teachers in Kigoma district. Moreover, there was a positive relationship between financial motivation and job satisfaction among teachers in public secondary schools as correlation coefficient was .355 and concluded that such relationship was moderate. For the private secondary school teachers, correlation coefficient was .441 at .01 significant levels, showing that there was a direct relationship between financial motivation and job satisfaction among teachers in private secondary schools and such relationship was moderate. The researcher recommended that policy makers in secondary educational sub-sector should enforce school managers and administrators to provide compensational rewards to teachers thus promoting teachers‟ job satisfaction in secondary schools.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2018 08:51
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2018 08:51
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1943

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