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The Relationship of Job Involvement, Motivation and Job Satisfaction Among Records Management Personnel in the State Civil Service Of North-West Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria

SO Popoola


The study examined the relationship of job involvement, motivation and job satisfaction among records  management personnel in the state civil services of North–West geo-political zone of Nigeria. Systematic random
sampling method was used to select 310 out of a population size of 931 records management personnel from the seven state civil services in North–West, Nigeria. The questionnaire was used to collect data on 310 records management personnel out of whom 303 responded giving a response rate of 97.74%. The study found that job involvement had significant relationship with work motivation and job satisfaction of the respondents. It was also found that work motivation and job satisfaction jointly and individually predict job involvement of the respondents.
Nevertheless, it was established that there was significant difference in job involvement of the respondents. It was, therefore, recommended that the Governments and administrators in the studied state civil services of
North–West geo–political zone of Nigeria should implement work motivational strategies such as good salary package, regular staff training and development, job security and provision of adequate working materials to enhance job involvement of the respondents.

KEYWORDS:  Job Involvement; Job Satisfaction; Motivation; Records Management Personnel – Nigeria

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