Job Satisfaction and Job performance among employees of Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA), Nakawa Division Kampala.
Okuku Mugowa, Godfrey
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The study aimed at finding out the relationship between job satisfaction and job performance among employees of Uganda Manufacturers Association The study adopted a quantitative study design which was correlation in nature with a population of 55 employees. Simple random sampling technique was used to draw a sample of 49 respondents from the population. Data was collected from respondents using self-administered standard questionnaire and entered in the computer for analysis through Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software version 23. Descriptive statistics showed that there more males (55.1%) compared to males (44.9%), majority of participants were in the group of 20-30 years (71.3%). Results from percentages indicated there are high levels of job satisfaction (95.9%), and high levels of job performance (93.9%). Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) further indicated that there was no relationship between satisfaction and job performance, (r=.037, p=.804). Therefore, the present study provides a basis and implications for further investigation on the levels of job satisfaction, job performance and relationship between job satisfaction and job performance among employees in different organizations. It was recommended that the management of Uganda Manufacturers Association, needs to design policies that encourage employees in order to improve job satisfaction and promote good performance at work.