Work Design Characteristics as Drivers of Job Satisfaction among Employees of Budget Hotels in Eastern Region of Ghana

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Work Design Characteristics as Drivers of Job Satisfaction among Employees of Budget Hotels in Eastern Region of Ghana

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of work design characteristics on employee job satisfaction. In particular, the study sought to establish whether dimensions of work design characteristics (skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, and feedback) had significant relationships with job satisfaction among employees of budget hotels in the Eastern region of Ghana. A cross-sectional descriptive study of 400 subordinate employees through self-administered questionnaires was conducted. The study used convenience sampling to select employees working in different departments of the budget hotels for inclusion in the study sample. All variables were measured using constructs developed from literature. Cronbach’s α for internal consistency was used to assess the reliability of the constructs. Descriptive statistics (means, mean rankings, and standard deviations) were used to analyze quantitative data in line with the study research objectives. Pearson correlation was used to establish interrelationships between the study variables. Results indicated that work design characteristics had positive significant

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