Effects of Work Motivation and Self-Esteem on Career Fulfillment Among Health Information Management Personnel in Federal Teaching Hospitals in Southern Nigeria
The study examined work motivation and self-esteem as predictors of career fulfillment among health information management personnel in federal teaching hospitals in Southern Nigeria. A survey research design of correlational type was adopted while total enumeration procedure was used to cover all the 631 respondents across the 10 federal teaching hospitals in Southern Nigeria. Questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection while the data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. Pearson’s product moment correlation and multiple regression analysis. Work motivation (x = 77.54) and self-esteem (x = 77.06) of the respondents were respectively high and their career fulfilment (x = 41.02) was moderate. The study established that work motivation and self-esteem have significant effect on career fulfillment of the respondents (F =5.32; df = 2; 490; p < 0.05). The study further revealed that 47.9% (Adj. R2 = 0.479) of the total variance in career fulfillment of the personnel was accounted for by their work motivation and self-esteem. Meanwhile, irregular payment of salary and unconducive working conditions were some of the challenges of career fulfilment of the respondents. Therefore, adequate motivation in form of regular promotion, staff self-esteem, job security and enrichment should be provided by the hospitals’ management.
Ibrahim Ayandare Ayankola,
Sunday Olanrewaju Popoola,
Effects of Work Motivation and Self-Esteem on Career Fulfillment Among Health Information Management Personnel in Federal Teaching Hospitals in Southern Nigeria, Journal of Human Resource Management.
Vol. 8, No. 2,
2020, pp. 85-95.
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