Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Post Graduate Students of Agricultural Education, Ramin Agricultural and Natural Resources University, Ahvaz, Iran

2 Science Assistant of Agricultural Extension and Education Department, Ramin Agricultural and Natural Resources University, Ahvaz, Iran

3 M.sc. Graduate of Public Administration, Azad University, Astara, Iran

4 Ph.D of Agricultural Extension, Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Development, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to analyzing the role of motivation factors in Herzberg’s theory on teacher’s job satisfaction. Methods: The population of this study consisted of elementary school teachers in Talesh city (N=850), that 265 of them selected as the sample by using the systematic random sampling. The data collection tool was questionnaire that it's  face and content validity from different sectors were approved by panel of experts and that’s reliability approved by using the Cronbach's alpha coefficient (α = 0.78). Results of descriptive statistics showed that teacher’s job satisfaction in general were in the low level (36.2 percent). Results: Results of correlation coefficient indicated that there was a significant and positive correlation between job satisfaction and job feedback, job characteristics, opportunities for advancement, appreciation and recognition, training and development and responsibility. Results of stepwise multiple regressions showed that appreciation and recognition, job characteristic, job feedback and opportunities for advancement variables in four steps entered into the regression equation and were explained 69/6% of job satisfaction variance.

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