Moderating Effect of Growth Need Strength on Self-Esteem and Job Satisfaction Link

Mohammad Nizam Sarkawi

School of Business Management, College of Business

Universiti Utara Malaysia


The psychological well-being for State Registered Nurses [SRN] is resolute to a large extent by that person’s satisfaction with the individual experience of job satisfaction. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to determine the moderating effect of Growth Need Strength [GNS] on self-esteem and job satisfaction link among State Registered Nurses [SRN]. Data were gathered through survey using questionnaire. This study employed stratified random sampling involving a total of 390 nurses at selected general hospitals. The finding of the study contributes in the specific area of literature, theory and also in research design. The results of this study consist of linear and hierarchical regression analysis suggest that the GNS as moderator have played significant important role for the relationship between self-esteem and job satisfaction. It is also provide a much better conducive working environment and by incorporating policies that can improve job satisfaction. Full Text

Keywords: GNS; Job Satisfaction; Self-Esteem and Linear / Hierarchical Regression.

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