The Analysis of Factors Causing Job Dissatisfaction in Public Secondary Schools: The Case of Ilala District, in Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Lyatuu, Eliankaya D. (2013) The Analysis of Factors Causing Job Dissatisfaction in Public Secondary Schools: The Case of Ilala District, in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study assessed the factors causing job dissatisfaction in public secondary schools. The research question was: what are the factors causing job dissatisfaction in public secondary schools? This study was conducted in Tanzania Dar es Salaam in Ilala district. The justification for this study was that few studies have been carried out in this geographical area regarding the analysis of factors causing job dissatisfaction in public secondary schools. The motivator – Hygiene and effect theories were used to analyze this study. This study used a descriptive research design. The sampling procedures used for this study were purposive sampling and snowball sampling. The sample comprised 71 respondents: 66 public secondary school teachers and head teachers and 5 DLAEMI. Dissatisfaction is the dependent variable; the study was mainly qualitative although quantitative data was also collected. Methods of data collection used include indepth interviews, questionnaires and documentary reviews. The findings showed that most of the respondents said public secondary school teachers are not satisfied with their career. The finding comments that social and economic factors were the causing factors for the dissatisfaction. In addition, lack of attractive salary was among the leading reasons for the dissatisfaction, while the findings showed that the higher turnover was due to resignation. However, the findings showed that employer would be affected due to loss of productivity; employee teachers would lose their job, while the government will be affected by the brain drain.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:28
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:28
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/588

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