Romle, Abd Rahim and Shamsudin, Abdul Shukor and Said, Ilias
Truths and myths of management practices and job satisfaction among middle level management at public institutions of higher learning in Malaysia.
Public institutions of higher learning are given an important and huge responsibility to produce graduates to
enables a sustainable and continuous development of the country. Consequently the institutional require hard
working, high commitment and competent staff members. Therefore, the purpose of the study is to examine
empirically the relationship between management practices on job satisfaction among middle level management at
public institutions of higher learning in northern region in Malaysia. Specifically, the dimension of management
practices examined was leadership practices, communication practices and decision making practices. The respondents of the study are 133 management and professional staff members of various service schemes in grade 41 (under Malaysian Remuneration Scheme). The Pearson Correlation analysis suggested management practices have significant correlation with job satisfaction. Multiple Regression analysis indicated that leadership practices were the only predictor in explaining the respondents' job satisfaction.
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