ISSN: 2249 - 0213

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Reward System Variables and Job Satisfaction of Librarians in Academic Libraries in Imo State, Nigeria

The general purpose of the study is reward system variablesandjob satisfaction of librarians in academic libraries in Imo State. The survey research design was used for the study using questionnaire as the instrument for data collection. The study covers the entire population of One hundred and seven(107) librarians in academic libraries in Imo State. One hundred and five (105) copies of the questionnaire were completed and returned for analysis representing 98.1%. The findings showed that when the rate of compensation improves or increases positively, the rate of librarians’ satisfaction increases in direct proportion. Again as the rate of welfare benefit increases the rate of satisfaction and job commitment increases. The study recommended that compensation should be given to workers both in direct and indirect forms, integrating the two into a package that will encourage the achievement of an organization’s goal.Welfare services should be formulated and implemented in order to encourage workers. The academic libraries should set in motion strategies to address child welfare package to library employees. Prompt payment of salary and salary increment as when due should be given a priority in any organization.

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