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Salary/fringe benefit as correlation of job commitment of librarians in federal university libraries in the north-eastern Nigeria

Muhammad Zannah-Bukar Badia, Zainab Madawaki


The study determined relationship between job satisfaction and library staff job commitment in federal university libraries in the North-Eastern Nigeria. Four objectives, two research questions and two hypotheses guided the outcome of the research. Survey research design was used to investigate a sample of 220 library staff where questionnaire was used to collect data. The findings of the study revealed that there was significant relationship between salary and library staff low job commitment, while fringe benefits was not significant factor responsible for library staff job commitment in federal university libraries studied. The study recommended that federal government and management of the federal universities should improve upon payment of salaries and salary increment and university librarians should improve upon involvement of their staff in decision making.

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