Sophia: An African Journal of Philosophy

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Extrinsic motivation and job satisfaction of teachers’ in public post primary schools in Cross River State, Nigeria

O U Oden, A A Egbe, E A Egbe


This study was aimed at evaluating the relationship between extrinsic motivation and the job satisfaction of teachers' in public post primary schools in Cross River State, Nigeria. A sample of 125 teachers' was randomly drawn for the study. A four point likert-type questionnaire was used to gather data which was analyzed with pearson product- moment correlation analysis at 0.05 significance level and 118 degree of freedom. Result revealed that teachers were poorly motivated and therefore grossly dissatisfied and uncommitted to their jobs. It was recommended that government should improve the salary of teachers, promote them regularly and make policies that will ensure their job security.

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