Title: The impact of monetary reward on job satisfaction among university academic staff, a comparative study of public and private universities in Gezira State, Sudan (2021)

Authors: Osman Tag Elsir Masaad Hamid

Addresses: Department of Management, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Abstract: It has been repeatedly shown by researchers all over the world that monetary reward motivates job satisfaction in a significantly positive way. This study aimed at identifying the impact of monetary reward on job satisfaction among public and private university academic staff comparatively, focusing on the increase in wages that occurred in Sudan in 2020. The study utilised data obtained in a random sample of 90 staff members. The study used both descriptive and inferential statistics. The main results showed that there are three factors behind none job satisfaction among teaching staff members, which included: a system of motivation, salary, none satisfaction with the increase in wages, and rewards. The study recommends that measures such as rewarding decent salaries and incentives, acknowledging their contribution, and encouraging the involvement of faculty in decision-making must be taken care of as all have the potential to increase teachers' job satisfaction.

Keywords: monetary reward; job satisfaction; academic staff; Sudan.

DOI: 10.1504/IJICBM.2023.132460

International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 2023 Vol.29 No.3, pp.353 - 373

Received: 18 Oct 2021
Accepted: 09 Mar 2022

Published online: 20 Jul 2023 *

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