Chinelo Helen Ogwuche


This study examined the influence of self-efficacy and job satisfaction on work performance among teaching staff of public secondary schools in Makurdi local government area of Benue State. The ex-post factor research design was adopted for this study as three hypotheses were stated and data analysis tested using the simple and multiple regression analysis and the statistical package for Social Science (SPSS) among 260 participants who were randomly selected using the simple random sampling with their age range from 20-41 years old. The Self-efficacy Questionnaire, the Job Satisfaction Questionnaire and the Job Performances Questionnaire scale were used for collecting data for the study. Hypothesis one which states that, there will be a significant influence of Self-efficacy on work performance was confirmed [F (1,258) = 11.205; p< .000; R = .204 and R2 = .042]. Hypothesis two which states that, there will be a significant influence of Job satisfaction on work performance was also confirmed [F(1,258) = 255.748; p<.000; R = 706 and R2 = .498]. Finally, Hypothesis three states that, there will be a significant joint influence of self-efficacy and Job satisfaction on the work performance among teaching staff of public secondary school in Makurdi local government area of Benue State was accepted [F(2,257) = 127.702; p< .000; R = 706 and R2 = .498]. It was concluded that, self-efficacy significantly influence work performance among secondary school teachers in Makurdi Local Government Area, also, there was a significant influence of job satisfaction on work performance among secondary school teachers in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State, finally, self-efficacy and job satisfaction jointly influence work performance among secondary school teachers in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State. Consequently, it is recommended that, the condition of service for secondary school teachers should be made attractive. Teachers should be well paid and their promotions should be given as of when due. They should be provided with car loans, housing loans etc. This would serve as a moral boost for the teacher also; the condition of service for secondary school teachers should be made attractive. Teachers should be well paid and their promotions should be given as of when due.


Self-efficacy, Job Satisfaction, Work Performance

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