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Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Food, Environment and Extension
 

ISSN 1119-7455
   
 
         
 
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Article No 4 of Volume 4.2 (2005)
 
    
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FACTORS AFFECTING JOB SATISFACTION OF FRONT-LINE EXTENSION WORKERS IN ENUGU STATE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME, NIGERIA

 

1Onu, M. O., 2Madukwe, M. C. and 2Agwu, A. E.

1Livestock Component Department, Enugu State ADP, Enugu

2Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

 

Corresponding Author: Agwu, A. E. Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

 

ABSTRACT

 

The study examined the factors affecting job satisfaction of field extension workers in Enugu State Agricultural Development Programme.  Forty-two extension staff randomly selected across the three agricultural zones were used for the study.  The field extension workers indicated low level of satisfaction with their job content, conditions of service and working environment. However, they rated their organizational policies/interpersonal relationship as moderately satisfying.  Three major factors – interpersonal relationship, organizational policies and conditions of service were found to be strong predictors of job satisfaction. The Enugu State Agricultural Development Programme management is advised to look into these factors to improve on the job satisfaction and staff retention in the establishment.

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