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Title: The Factors That Influence Teaching,Research and Publication Performance Among the Academic Staff at Sebha University, Libya:The Role of Motivation as a Mediator
Authors: Salem Gdwar A Alfagira
Keywords: motivation
organizational policy
Issue Date: Feb-2019
Publisher: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
Abstract: Motivation is regarded as one of the main factor that can influence employees’ performance in organization, including the academic staff in higher education institution. The previous studies have identified the factors that influence motivation such as job satisfaction, work stress, salary, reward, promotion, organizational policy, facilities and condition. However, the impact of these factors on the motivation of academic staff in higher education institution, particularly in Libya has not been explored through empirical study. Therefore, this study was conducted to examine the effect of previous factors on the motivation of academic staff in a particular higher education institution in Libya, known as Sebha University. In addition, this study was conducted to examine the impact of motivation on academic staff work performance in the aspect of teaching, research and publication. This study also further investigates the role of motivation as a mediator in the relationship between variables included in this study. To answer the previous objectives, the data of this study have been collected through questionnaire among 273 academic staff in Sebha University. This study has found that the factors that influence motivation of academic staff in Sebha University were job satisfaction, work stress, salary, reward, promotion, and the organizational policy. This study also reveals that motivation has a positive effect on the performance of academic staff in the aspect of teaching, research and publication. Finally, this study provides empirical evidence about the role of motivation as a mediator in the relationship between job satisfaction, work stress, salary, reward, promotion, organizational policy, teaching and research performance.
URI: http://ddms.usim.edu.my:80/jspui/handle/123456789/18175
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