Psychological, social Work Environment, and Job Satisfaction among Police Officers: The Case of Awi Zone, Ethiopia
Author(s): Melaku Agmasu*
The study attempted to investigate the relationship among psychosocial work environment and, job satisfaction among police officers in Injibara Town Awi zone in Amhara regional state. Adopting a cross sectional design, a total of 38 police officers were taken comprehensively from the town police office. Using pilot tested standardized scales data were collected. T-test, one way ANOVA and Multiple Regressions along with descriptive statistical techniques. Results of the study disclosed that According to the result, quantitative demands have been found to have a statistically significant positive relationship with emotional demands (r=.224, p<0.01) the quantitative demand has statistically significant negative association with degree of freedom (r=-.352, p<0.05) and social support (r=-.605, p<0.05), Similarly, emotional demands has statistically significant positive relationship with role conflict (r=.669, p<0.01) the emotional demands have statistically significant negative association with social support (r=-.178, p<0.05) and job satisfaction (r=-.123, p<0.001).