International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 240

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of career progression, work motivation and leadership styles on job satisfaction of library personnel in the Federal Civil Service of Nigeria

Adebayo Olufemi Fanimehin1* and S.O. Popoola2
  1Department of Planning, Research and Statistics, Ministry of Defence, Headquarters, Abuja, Nigeria. 2Department of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 06 May 2013
  •  Published: 20 June 2013

Abstract

 

The study examines effects of career progression, work motivation and leadership styles on job satisfaction of library personnel in the Federal Civil Service of Nigeria. Total enumeration technique together with questionnaire was used to collect data from 450 library personnel in the Federal Civil Service in Nigeria, out of which 426 responded.  The copies of the questionnaire were found usable for analysis given a response rate of 94.67%.The study found that there were significant relationships between career progression, work motivation, leadership styles and job satisfaction of the respondents. It is therefore recommended that the government and federal civil service administrators should give due attention to leadership styles, work motivation and career progression in order to improve job satisfaction of the library personnel in their employment. 

 

Key words: Career progression, work motivation, leadership styles, job satisfaction, library personnel