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Farinde-Wu, Abiola; Fitchett, Paul G. – Urban Education, 2018
Job satisfaction may decrease teacher attrition. Furthermore, job satisfaction correlates with teacher retention, which may influence school building climate and student achievement. Potentially affecting students' progress and seeking to reduce attrition rates among Black teachers, this quantitative study uses data from the 2007-2008 Schools and…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Females, Teaching Conditions, Job Satisfaction
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Kocman, Andreas; Weber, Germain – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Current research on employment options for people with Intellectual Disability emphasizes the importance of employee needs and satisfaction. The study aims at systematically reviewing the literature on job satisfaction and related constructs. Methods: A systematic literature search was conducted. Studies were included if (i) they are…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Quality of Working Life, Motivation, Employees
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Fong, Hoi Wah Benny – Educational Forum, 2018
Quantitative studies on international-school teacher retention are few, especially studies that differentiate between Gen Y and non-Gen Y teachers. This article reports on the findings of a study that examined the relationship of job satisfaction factors to the likelihood of contract renewal by international-school teachers. Results from the study…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Generational Differences, Age Groups, International Schools
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Akkerman, Alma; Kef, Sabina; Meininger, Herman P. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
To obtain an understanding of factors associated with job satisfaction of people with intellectual disability (ID), this study investigates the associations of job satisfaction with job characteristics (i.e., job demands, job resources) and personality, using the job demands-resources model. Data were gathered from 117 people and their employment…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Intellectual Disability, Work Environment, Personality Traits
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Tosten, Rasim; Avci, Yunus Emre; Sahin, Erhan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The main purpose of this research is to examine the relationship between levels of organizational happiness and organizational socialization of physical education and sport teachers. The research is quantitative and correlational model. The population of the research is composed of 257 physical education and sports teachers working in Siirt…
Descriptors: Socialization, Job Satisfaction, Correlation, Physical Education Teachers
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Touloupis, Thanos; Athanasiades, Christina – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The present study aimed to investigate primary school principals' attitudes towards risky internet use of school-aged students and how occupational factors, such as work self-efficacy, job satisfaction, and burnout, may affect these attitudes especially in a context of economic crisis, which has adversely affected working conditions and duties of…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Internet, Risk
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Suryaman – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Lecturer performance will affect the quality and carrying capacity of the sustainability of an organization, in this case the university. There are many models developed to measure the performance of teachers, but not much to discuss the influence of faculty performance itself towards sustainability of an organization. This study was conducted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Sustainability, Teacher Evaluation
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Mitreva, Elizabeta; Krivokapic, Zdravko; Taskov, Nako; Jovanovic, Jelena – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2018
The (dis)satisfaction of the employees who create and realize activities is as much important as the satisfaction of the buyers. In this paper, we have presented the results from the research in the Macedonian companies concerning the capacity of the leadership to motivate the employees to do their job efficiently and to preserve their initiative…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Total Quality Management, Purchasing
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Travaglianti, F.; Babic, A.; Hansez, I. – Studies in Continuing Education, 2018
Current statistics show that the attrition rate among PhD candidates is high (i.e. from 30% to 40% depending on the discipline and the country). This high-attrition rate has an impact on both economic (e.g. negative impact on the return-on investment in doctoral education) and human levels (e.g. negative consequences on candidates' self-esteem and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Employment Level, Job Satisfaction, Doctoral Programs
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Pérez-Conesa, Francisco J.; Romeo, Marina; Yepes-Baldó, Montserrat – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Little is known about the relation between satisfaction, commitment and motivation among employees with mild intellectual disabilities. The present research analyses the moderated effect of commitment on the relation between satisfaction of employees with intellectual disabilities and their motivation. Method: Employees with legally…
Descriptors: Employees, Mild Intellectual Disability, Job Satisfaction, Motivation
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García Torres, Darlene – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Singapore is a country with low teacher attrition rates and high performance on international assessments (TIMSS 2011/2015 and PISA 2012/2015). Consequently, its education system is often considered as a model for other nations. The purpose of this paper is to extend research on teacher job satisfaction in Singapore and provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Participative Decision Making
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Malik, Muhammad Shaukat; Kanwal, Maria – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate empirically impacts of organizational knowledge-sharing practices (KSP) on employees' job satisfaction (JS), interpersonal adaptability (IA) and learning commitment (LC). Indirect effects of KSP on JS are also confirmed through mediating factors (LC and IA). Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Service Occupations, Foreign Countries
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Barcan, Ruth – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
This paper explores the forms of lived time that characterise a vocational relationship to academic work. Drawing on interviews and surveys with over 30 academics who have left the profession early or have given up looking for ongoing academic work, it paints a portrait of vocationalism as a double-edged sword. The research found that despite…
Descriptors: Interviews, Surveys, College Faculty, Career Change
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Barnett, Donald E. – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
Advances in technology and the rapid expansion and affordability of the internet have helped facilitate the use of online education, or e-learning. To accommodate increased online enrollments, universities are hiring adjunct faculty to teach online courses. Despite the importance of adjunct faculty, there is a lack of research on the experiences…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Online Courses, Predictor Variables
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Denson, Nida; Szelényi, Katalin; Bresonis, Kate – Research in Higher Education, 2018
Very few studies have examined issues of work-life balance among faculty of different racial/ethnic backgrounds. Utilizing data from Harvard University's Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education project, this study examined predictors of work-life balance for 2953 faculty members from 69 institutions. The final sample consisted of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Family Work Relationship, Predictor Variables, Ethnicity
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