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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

A Study of the Relationship between Work Engagement and Job Satisfaction in Private Companies in Kurdistan

( Vol-3,Issue-12,December 2017 )

Author(s): Kofand Anwar, Goran Hussein Qadir

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Page No: 1102-1110
ijaems crossref doiDOI: 10.24001/ijaems.3.12.3


Engagement, Job satisfaction, Kurdistan.


The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between work engagement and job satisfaction. The research aimed to examine each of ( equal opportunities, personal influence, nature of career, development opportunity, employee recognition, work challenge, supervisor behaviour, ethics and integrity, and job empowerment) and its relationship with job satisfaction in private companies in Erbil. The researcher used quantitative research method in order to measure the relationship between work engagement and job satisfaction, however only 108 respondents were participated in the current study. The researcher used multiple regression analysis to measure the relationship among variables. The researcher found that workplace challenge had the highest value among other work engagement elements = .671 and P-value = .000 which indicates that many private companies’ employees are engaged to their job because of time management, Overwhelming workloads and communication. This research highlighted the significance of workplace challenge that inspires the individuals to be more engaged to their organization. Employee engagement is a positive attitude towards the workplace and is the degree that an individual is bind to the organization. Only small number of employees had participated in this research from private companies in Kurdistan, which limits the outcome of the study.

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