STUDY OF JOB SATISFACTION REGARDING UNIFICATION AND CHANGE OF FORM AT MUHAMMADIYAH UNIVERSITY LAMONGAN
A university is a higher education institution which provides educational services to students. Higher education is included in educational institutions that fall into the category of pure services, where the provision of services is supported by physical facilities and quality services. A university has an obligation to ensure all employees have high job satisfaction so that they become prosperous. This research was conducted at the Muhammadiyah University of Lamongan by giving questionnaires to 85 employees who had worked there from High Schools into its transformation into a university. The researchers carried out an analysis to find differences in the level of job satisfaction at Muhammadiyah University of Lamongan. The results of this study were submitted to the employee management of Muhammadiyah University of Lamongan to be used as a reference for increasing employee motivation through increasing job satisfaction and employee welfare. This research used a quantitative research approach to find out directly the level of job satisfaction in detail. Employee job satisfaction wee measured using Paul Spector's (2001) job satisfaction theory. The sampling technique used in this study was purposive sampling. Researchers compared the results of the questionnaire assessments before and after the unification and change so that the results obtained indicated that employees were satisfied before or after the change in the form of the institution. The results of this study stated that there was no difference in employee job satisfaction before and after the unification and change. After analyzing the data, it can be concluded that there is no significant difference between the job satisfaction of the employees before and after the unification and change in institution form University.