Job Satisfaction and Employee Creativity and Innovation for Student Affairs Practitioners

Abstract

Student affairs and services play an important role in the success of educational institutions in carrying out students’ holistic development and as a support to academics in order to facilitate learning. The student affairs administrators and practitioners contribute a lot in ensuring the delivery of dynamic programs and services that are responsive to the needs of the students. Because of this, the student affairs practitioners are expected to be creative and innovative in the field in order to provide and assure the quality of programs and services that addresses the ever-changing needs of their clientele. This paper examined the relationship of job satisfaction and employee innovation. The descriptive-correlational design was employed to describe the relationship between the variables. The data were collected using validated pre-existing survey instruments. The data gathered was analyzed using Chi-Square test of independence and Pearson product moment correlation. The methods confirmed that there is a strong relationship between the variables job satisfaction and employee creativity/innovation as perceived by the respondent student affairs practitioners at the Department of Student Life of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde.



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Leandro Loyola, De La Salle University, Philippines

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Conference: ACE2019
Stream: Professional Training

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