Job Satisfaction and Organisational Commitment: A Study of Library Personnel in Private Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria


This study investigated job satisfaction and organisational commitment among library staff in private universities in Ogun State, Nigeria. The survey research design was used for the study. Study population consisted of 162 library personnel in seven private university libraries. Sampling was enumerative as all members of the population were used for the study. A questionnaire titled “Job Satisfaction and Organisational Commitment (JSOC)” was used for data collection. Data collected were analysed using frequency and percentage counts. Library personnel were found to be generally satisfied with their jobs even though they faced some constraints. They were also found to be committed to their organisations, although the level of job satisfaction was found to be higher than organisational commitment. Based on the findings, recommendations were made.

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Samuel, T. , Onuoha, U. and Ojo, A. (2014) Job Satisfaction and Organisational Commitment: A Study of Library Personnel in Private Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria. Open Access Library Journal, 1, 1-8. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1100687.

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