Job satisfaction, employee engagement and work performance among secondary school teachers in Kampala.
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The study aimed finding out the relationship between job satisfaction on employee engagement and work performance among secondary school teachers in Kampala. The study adopted a quantitative study design which was correlation in nature with a population of 60 employees. Simple random sampling technique was used to draw a sample of 52 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 78.8 % of the respondents were female and 21.2% were male, majority were between 26-30 years (63.5%). Results from Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) further indicated that there was no relationship between job satisfaction and employee engagement, (r= - .136, p=.336), however there was a significant positive relationship between employee engagement and work performance (r= .480**, p=.000), as well job satisfaction and work performance (r=.608**, p=.000). Therefore, the present study provides a basis and implications for further investigation on relationship between job satisfaction, employee engagement and work performance among secondary school teachers in Kampala. It was recommended that the administration of selected secondary schools to needs to ensure that job satisfaction is enhanced among secondary school teachers in order to promote their engagement and better performance at work.