Impact of Extrinsic Rewards on Instructors’ Satisfaction at Assosa University, Ethiopia

Desta TakeleBabushe


The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of extrinsic rewards on instructors’ satisfaction at Assosa University in Ethiopia. The data collection instrument for the study was questionnaire. To gather primary data, 189 questionnaires were distributed to instructors and 149 useable questionnaires were returned. Data was analyzed through SPSS version 20. Correlation and regression analysis were employed to find relationship and effect. Results of Pearson correlation analysis indicated that the extrinsic rewards of Assosa University have positive relationship with the satisfaction of instructors. According to the results of regression analysis, it can be concluded that extrinsic rewards have significant contribution to the instructors’ satisfaction of Assosa University. The majority of respondents were dissatisfied with the existing extrinsic practice of extrinsic rewards. The researcher recommended that Assosa university should have clear reward criteria, should reward only value adding contributions, and provision of attractive extrinsic rewards for valuable achievements.

Keywords: Extrinsic rewards, employee satisfaction, Instructors

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