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Author Scott, Meagan ♦ Swortzel, Kirk A. ♦ Taylor, Walter N.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Job Satisfaction ♦ Fundamental Job Characteristic ♦ Extension Agent Perception ♦ Job Satisfaction Construct ♦ General Satisfaction ♦ Co-worker Relation ♦ Task Significance ♦ Growth Satisfaction ♦ Modified Version ♦ Job Characteristic ♦ Job Diagnostic Survey ♦ Usable Response ♦ Descriptive Design ♦ Extension Agent
Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine Extension agents ’ perceptions of fundamental job characteristics and their level of job satisfaction. The study followed a descriptive design. A modified version of the Job Diagnostic Survey developed by Hackman and Oldham (1980) was sent to 195 Extension agents. Based on 143 usable responses, agents perceived the job characteristics skill variety and task significance to be present most in their jobs, while they perceived feedback from agents the least. Agents were most satisfied with the job satisfaction constructs of growth satisfaction and satisfaction with co-worker relations, while they were least satisfied with the job satisfaction constructs of general satisfaction and satisfaction with pay.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study