Obstacles to Job Satisfaction Among Workers Living with War Caused Disabilities in ‎Changara District in Mozambique. ‎

  • Takupiwa M. Nyanga Department of Human Resource Management, Julius Nyerere School of Social Sciences, Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5243-6680
Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Disability, Armed Conflict, Motivation


Job satisfaction of all categories of workers is one of the key antecedents that ensure increased competiveness of organizations. The need to establish factors that impede job satisfaction among people living with war induced disabilities was the main aim of this study. Furthermore, effects of war that adversely affect the attitude of workers with war induced disabilities towards their work were a major driver of this paper. The study employed a pure qualitative research approach where data was collected using face to face interview from 29 participants and analyzed using the thematic data analysis method. Participants were selected using snowballing sampling technique. Job satisfaction was found to be extremely low among employees living with war induced disabilities. People with different disabilities experience a host of work and home related challenges which significantly affect their job satisfaction levels. The problems encountered by people living with disabilities that affect their job satisfaction are mainly centered on ergonomics, lack of relevant assistive technology, stigmatization, discrimination and lack of physical and emotional protection from weather conditions, workmates and supervisors. The link between job satisfaction of workers with war induced disabilities and organizational competitiveness would further advance theory of job satisfaction and provide managerial implications that is helpful for an improved organizational performance. The study recommended that organizations should re-organize their work stations so as to accommodate the needs of people with disability.


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How to Cite
Nyanga, T. (2022). Obstacles to Job Satisfaction Among Workers Living with War Caused Disabilities in ‎Changara District in Mozambique. ‎. Cihan University-Erbil Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 6(1), 27-34. https://doi.org/10.24086/cuejhss.v6n1y2022.pp27-34