Personal characteristics as predictors of job satisfaction: An exploratory study of IT managers in a developing economy
Information Technology & People
Article publication date: 1 September 2004
The impact of information technology (IT) on society is tremendous. Globalization of trade, the emergence of information economies, and the growth of the Internet and other global communications networks have recast the role of information systems in managing global corporations. The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which personal characteristics such as gender, age, education, income, and experience predict IT managers' job satisfaction in Nigeria. A sample of 360 IT managers selected from business organizations in Nigeria were used for this research. The results of this study suggest that IT managers were satisfied with their job, co‐workers, and supervision, whereas they were dissatisfied with their pay and the promotion system. The results of regression analyses also showed that personal characteristics were significant predictors of job satisfaction.
Okpara, J.O. (2004), "Personal characteristics as predictors of job satisfaction: An exploratory study of IT managers in a developing economy", Information Technology & People, Vol. 17 No. 3, pp. 327-338. https://doi.org/10.1108/09593840410554247
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