• ISSN: 2010-023X
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
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IJTEF 2010 Vol.1(2): 168-172 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2010.V1.30

The Satisfaction Level of Penang Private Colleges Lecturers

H.K. Ch’ng, W.K. Chong and Nakesvari
Abstract—The private education undoubtedly contributes to the nation’s future development by developing a pool of professionally educated and trained employees. Therefore, in general it’s undeniable that the role of teachers is really essential in generating a quality graduate who will in turn brings up the nation ahead since the educated graduates are the assets of one country. Thus, this research was mainly undertaken to investigate on the significance of factors such as management support, salary and promotion opportunities in affecting the job satisfaction and further to explore on the moderating effect of age, gender, and length of working on the relationships between management support, salary and promotion opportunities and job satisfaction of private college lecturers in Penang. The result from this research showed that management support, salary and promotion opportunities are significant in determining the job satisfaction. It was also discovered that there is significant effect of length of working in moderating the relationship between management support and job satisfaction. of selected private college lecturers in Penang.

Index Terms—Education, Job satisfaction, Penang.

H.K. Ch’ng is with the Univeristi Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia.
(phone: +605-4688888; fax: +605-4661313; e-mail: chnghk@utar.edu.my). W.K. Chong is now with KDU College, Penang. (e-mail: chongwengkai@yahoo.com)
Nakesvari is with the Univeristi Yunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia. (e-mail: nakesvaris@utar.edu.my).

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Cite:H.K. Ch’ng, W.K. Chong and Nakesvari, "The Satisfaction Level of Penang Private Colleges Lecturers," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.1, no.2, pp. 168-172, 2010.

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