The Effect of Employee Engagement on Employee Satisfaction in Higher Education
Keywords:Employee engagement, HEIs, workplace culture, work environment, employee satisfaction
Both employee engagement and job satisfaction are human resource management concerns in higher educational institutions (HEIs). The goal of this study was to find out how employee engagement in higher education affects employee satisfaction. The study used a quantitative method and a correlational design. 160 employees of Tamale Technical University were the participants of the study. All the five alternative hypotheses were accepted. This means that workplace culture, work environment, communication, leadership and training and development had significant positive influence on job satisfaction. It was therefore concluded that employee engagement is a strong predictor of job satisfaction. This study will useful to universities on how to engage employees for employees’ satisfaction leading to universities successes.