The Impact of Working Environment, Salary, and Job Security on Job Satisfaction among Workers in Sarawak’s Government Linked Company: The Case of Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation

Sharareh Shahidi Hamedani, Abdullah Abdulaziz Bawazir, Amirul Bin Annuar


In contemporary society, work occupies a significant portion of people's lives due to the financial and economic imperatives of modern living. However, research has demonstrated that job satisfaction cannot be achieved solely through financial incentives. Therefore, it is crucial to comprehend the diverse factors that motivate individuals to work and to contribute to overall job satisfaction. This study aims to examine the relationship between working environment, salary, and job security in relation to job satisfaction, aiming to provide deeper insight into the critical factors that influence employees’ satisfaction and consequently impact their overall performance. In the scope of this research, the population to be investigated encompasses the staff of Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation, positioned as a government-linked enterprises in Sarawak region. The sample size comprises 107 participants among employees of Sarawak GLC (Government-Linked Companies). The research instrument utilized for data collection was a questionnaire and the results were analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). The study reveals a substantial influence of three pivotal factors- namely, the working environment, salary, and job security significantly- on job satisfaction. These findings hold significant implications, potentially serving as a valuable reference for understanding and insight into job satisfaction within the broader context of Sarawak ‘s business ecosystem. Such insights are valuable for academic research and business studies across the region.

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