Classroom Management Problems

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My essay will focus on the introduction, the two motivational theories, the importance and consequences of teachers’ job satisfaction on how teachers will derive job satisfaction and dissatisfaction in teaching profession. Any disgruntled teachers who are not satisfied with their job, will not be committed and productive. Such teachers can’t be expected to perform at the best of their capabilities if they are not satisfied. Therefore, the essay will make emphasis on job satisfaction and dissatisfaction and concentrate on the Herzberg and Maslow theories, which they are “theory of needs and two factor theory or sometimes called “two hierarchy of needs.” Therefore, job satisfaction and dissatisfaction will be discussed from theory of Maslow called “the theory of needs” and Herzberg’s theory is known as “two factor theory” or “hygiene theory”. In this regard, job satisfaction and dissatisfaction will critically assume that the school as an organisation manage the efficiency and the effectiveness of the teachers and school performance. In other to increase the effectiveness of school, teacher’s needs have to be met and this can be done through Herzberg and Maslow theory and this will have positive impacts on student’s educational achievement or learning outcomes and school academic performance. To support this, Herzberg, Mausner and Snyderman (1995), argued that, “in other to boost the productivity of employees in particular and organisation in general, it is important to increase the effectiveness of employees at work, so then the employees have positive attitudes towards their jobs.” Another scholar cited that, “the attitudes of employees towards their jobs and life do have an effect on the grade of job satisfaction they have (Her... ... middle of paper ... ...rica. Hulin C.L., Judge T.A. Job attitudes. // Handbook of psychology: Industrial and organizational psychology. – NY: Wiley, 2003. - pp. 255-276 Judge T.A., Klinger R. Job satisfaction: Subjective well-being at work // M. Eid, R. Larsen (Eds.). The science of subjective well-being - New York: Guilford Publications, 2007. - pp. 393-413.. Locke, cited in Brief, A. P., Weiss, H. M. Organizational behaviour: affect in the workplace // Annual Review of Psychology, vol-53, p.279-307 Maslow, A. H. (1943) A theory of human motivation // Psychological Review, July, 370-396. Syptak, J.M, Marsland, D.W, and Ulmer, D. (1999). “Job Satisfaction: Putting Theory into Practice”. American Academy of Family Physicians from http://www.aafp.org/fpm/991000fm/26.html Stone, R.J. (1998). “Human Resource Management (3rd Edition)”. Jacaranda Wiley Ltd, Queensland, Australia.
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