PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AS PREDICTORS OF JOB INVOLVEMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN ILE-IFE, NIGERIA

OJEWUMI Aderemi, OYELEKE Johnson, AGBEROTIMI Samson

Abstract


The predictive influence of incentives, staff discipline, religiosity, self-esteem, and length of service on job involvement
among secondary school teachers was examined in this study. A descriptive research design was employed and data
was collected through a structured questionnaire. Eighty (80) teachers comprising of 31 males and 49 females selected
through  simple  random  sampling  technique  participated  in  the  study.  The  results  revealed  that  incentives,  staff
discipline, religiosity, self-esteem and length of service significantly jointly predicted job involvement, (F (5, 74) = 12.545;
p<.001). Incentives (β = .45), staff discipline (β = .35), and self-esteem (β = .40) significantly contributed individually to
job involvement. Religiousity, and length of service however, did not have significant contribution to job involvement.
Keywords: Job Involvement, Incentives, Staff discipline, Religiosity, Length of service, and Self-esteem.

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