Abstract

This study examined Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment and Self-esteem of teachers in South Africa. Job Satisfaction Survey (JSS) was used to measure job satisfaction. Organizational Commitment Scale (OCS) was used to measure organizational commitment. Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) was used to measure selfesteem. Pearson product moment correlation coefficient revealed a significant positive relationship between JSS variables (pay, supervision, co-workers, nature of work, communication) and OCS normative commitment variable. Significant positive relationship was also established between job satisfaction and self-esteem as well as between JSS variables (co-workers, nature of work, communication) and self-esteem. Stepwise regression analysis indicated that JSS variable (communication) emerged as a significant predictor of the OCS normative commitment as well as for the OCS affective commitment. Teaching level emerged as the only biographical variable that is a significant predictor of the OCS continuance commitment.

Published in: London International Conference on Education (LICE-2016)

  • Date of Conference: 14-17 November 2016
  • DOI: 10.2053/LICE.2016.0056
  • ISBN: 978-1-908320-76-6
  • Conference Location: Heathrow Windsor Marriott Hotel, UK