This book addresses issues regarding job satisfaction of personnel in the work place. It specifically explores how various variables impact job satisfaction. It is an empirical study conducted among six Christian institutions of higher learning in Nairobi, Kenya in 2011. The author employs an eclectic approach by exploring theories of job satisfaction including content, process, and dispositional theories. Findings of this study indicated that job satisfaction was influenced by multi-dimensional and multi-faceted factors related to workers’ spirituality and work conditions. Finally, the author makes recommendations on how leaders of higher education institutions, faculty and administrators can work as a team to improve workers’ spirituality and work conditions for overall enhancement of job satisfaction of distance education personnel. This book is a must-read for leaders of higher education institutions and all students of educational administration and management.
Dr. Rosemary Mbogo is lecturer at Africa International University (AIU), Education Department, where she specializes in instructing on Education Administration. She is currently the Director of Quality Assurance of the university as well as the acting Dean of the School of Education, Arts and Social Sciences (SEAS). She is passionate about mentoring students in research and writing, and in the development of administrative skills for enhancing performance of both non-formal and formal educational programmes. She has developed various degree and diploma programmes for AIU in addition to publishing academic papers. She has also established three schools and a children’s home: Tumaini Academy in Mathare North, ByGrace [Primary and Secondary] Schools and ByGrace Children’s Home, all of which are in Ngong. She has published: How to Manage House Helps and an autobiography – Against all Odds. She acquired her doctorate from BIOLA University, California, USA. Dr. Mbogo is married to Stephen Mbogo and is a mother of two: Victor Mbogo (18 years old) and Joy Mbogo (13 years old).