The Influence of Organizational Culture on Job Satisfaction towards Improving the Quality of Education in University of Riau

  •  Miharty Miharty    


This study aims to determine the influence of organizational culture on job satisfaction of employees at University of Riau, Pekanbaru. The study used survey methods with correlational techniques. This study involves 60 employees from University of Riau who were selected by simple random sampling. Questionnaires were administered to collect data on job satisfaction and organizational culture among the employees. A pilot study involving 30 employees was conducted for validity and reliability of the instrument. The analysis of the pilot study showed Cronbach alpha value of 0.87 and 0.90 which indicates a high reliability. In this study, the descriptive analysis involves frequencies, percentages, mean, mode and median while the inferential analysis involves linear regression. The findings showed that organizational culture and job satisfaction among employees is at a sufficient level, and there is a positive influence of organizational culture on employees’ job satisfaction. The better the organizational culture the higher the employees’ job satisfaction. The results of this study show that employees’ job satisfaction can be improved through an organizational culture that is conducive. The findings of this study have implications for the management of the University of Riau to involve employees in taking part in cultural activities and conduct trainings to improve their skills in administrative management.

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