Therefore, higher education institutions must improve their compensation strategy in order to boost employees dedication that will enable commitment, while efficiently deliver outstanding results.
This will improve research outputs and improve skills within the country.
The shortage of academic staff and inability for higher Education Institutions to attract and retain highly qualified talent is a critical phenomenon in tertiary education.
Satisfaction of academic staff will increase productivity and increase research outputs for the universities.
It comprises of health, income protection, savings and retirement programs provide security for employees and their families.
A specific set of organisational practices, policies and programmes, plus a philosophy that actively supports efforts to help employees achieve success at both work and home.
Higher education is influential in the development of a country, it does not only function as a provider of knowledge but as a pertinent sector for the nations grown and societal well-being.
The higher education institutions play a significant role in development of skills, increased economy, therefore, high quality of staff is required. Is job satisfaction mediating the relationship between compensation structure and organisational commitment?
It is evident that compensation and fringe benefits have a significant relationship from organisational level, the literature is inaudible about higher education institutions.
Therefore, the current study seeks to fill that gap.