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WORKER PARTICIPATION AND JOB SATISFACTION AMONGST ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF AT A SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY

Thuli Ngonyama, Shaun Ruggunan

DOI: 10.22495/jgr_v4_i4_p5

Abstract

The aim of the study was twofold. Firstly it investigated the relationship between worker participation and job satisfaction amongst academic staff and administrative staff at a South African university. Secondly it investigated if there is a statistically significant difference between worker participation levels of academic and non-academic staff. Most empirical work on worker participation has focused on workers in the industrial and manufacturing sectors of the economy, with limited focus on worker participation in the services sector. This study aims to address this gap through this exploratory study of the impact of worker participation on job satisfaction at a South African University.

Key Words: Worker Participation, Job Satisfaction, University

How to cite this paper: Ngonyama, T., & Ruggunan, S. (2015). Worker participation and job satisfaction amongst academic and administrative staff at a South African university. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 4(1), 47-56. http://doi.org/10.22495/jgr_v4_i4_p5

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