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Library Progress (International)
Year : 2010, Volume : 30, Issue : 2
First page : ( 237) Last page : ( 268)
Print ISSN : 0970-1052. Online ISSN : 2320-317X.

Influence of age, marital status, length of service and job satisfaction on organizational commitment of medical records personnel in university teaching hospitals in Nigeria

Igbeneghu Bruno I., Popoola S. O.

Dept. of Library, Archival & Information Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Abstract

The study examines the influence of age, marital status, length of service and job satisfaction on the organizational commitment of medical records personnel in university teaching hospitals in Nigeria. The research design was the ex-post-facto. 359 medical records personnel in federal and state university teaching hospitals in Nigeria participated in the study. The instrument for data collection was the questionnaire. The results of the study revealed that organizational commitment has significant relationship with age (r =.187, P < 0.05), marital status (r =.137, P < 0.05), length of service (r =.182, P < 0.05) and job satisfaction (r =. 340, P < 0.05). In addition, the study revealed that job satisfaction exerted a stronger relative influence on organizational commitment of respondents than other variables considered in the study. The study also revealed that the combination of age, marital status, length of service and job satisfaction have significant influence on organizational commitment of medical records personnel (F = 12.533, df = 4; 354, P < 0.05). It was concluded from the study that the combination of age, marital status, length of service and job satisfaction have significant influence on organizational commitment of medical records personnel in university teaching hospitals in Nigeria.

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Keywords

Job Satisfaction, Medical Records Personnel, Organizational Commitment, University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.

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