Making employees emotionally engaged and to derive employees Job satisfaction form the work is key factor any organization. Happy employees are productive employees.” “Happy employees are not productive employees.” We hear these conflicting statements made by HR professionals and managers in organizations. There is confusion and debate among practitioners on the topic of employee attitudes and job satisfaction even at a time when employees are increasingly important for organizational success and competitiveness. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to provide greater under standing of the research on this topic and give recommendations related to the major practitioner knowledge gaps. This provides employees an HR opportunity to contribute to business success, employee satisfaction and performance. Their role and involvement in the job satisfaction activities of the company is crucial to make job satisfaction inclusive and participatory. The business of business is making optimum utilization of resource thereby increasing its profitability and making worthwhile in its existence. This study makes an attempt to examine the job satisfaction initiatives and practice of an Indian.
No one can deny the importance of job satisfaction in our lives. The fact that we spend a huge amount of our waking hours at work means job satisfaction will also play a huge role in our lives. Job satisfaction is one of the most widely discussed and researched topics. It is of major interest to the field of organisational behaviour and the practice of human resource management. It occupies an important place in such disciplines as industrial psychology and organisational communication etc. ‘Job satisfaction has a rich history in the management literature. Research shows that job satisfaction is related to important work-related outcomes such as organisational commitment. Job satisfaction is of tremendous significance in the study of organisational behaviour. An organisation having satisfied workers is a healthy one and has a fewer problems. It is believed and also has been proved by many research studies that job satisfaction leads to high level performance. Keeping in view the above, a study has been undertaken on the topic – A Study on Job Satisfaction of employees in Krishna District Milk Producers Mutually Aided Cooperative Union Limited, Vijayawada, AP, India.
Job satisfaction is one of the most widely discussed and researched topics. It is of major interest to the field of organisational behaviour and the practice of human resource management. It occupies an important place in such disciplines as industrial psychology and organisational communication etc. ‘Job satisfaction has a rich history in the management literature. Research shows that job satisfaction is related to important work-related outcomes such as organisational commitment. Job satisfaction is of tremendous significance in the study of organisational behaviour. An organisation having satisfied workers is a healthy one and has a fewer problems. It is believed and also has been proved by many research studies that job satisfaction leads to high level performance. This is because a satisfied worker will not hesitate to put forth the best in him in the performance of the work allotted to him. In view of this an attempt is made to make a study of job satisfaction of transport workers in Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC).
Despite an increasing number of studies on Job Satisfaction, no unifying work is focused on the measurement of degree of difference in Job Satisfaction in a public sector organization and a private sector organization in Indian context. Employees Job Satisfaction plays a key role in the success of any organization. Extensive literature survey clearly reveals that identified 10 variables are antecedents of job satisfaction. Data were collected from 250 employees consisting of managerial and non-managerial staff from both public sector and private sector organizations. The results revealed that employees in public sector organization have greater degree of Job Satisfaction in comparison to private sector employees. Obtained results were in the line of the formulated hypotheses. In terms of Job Satisfaction; a significant difference is noticed between public sector and private sector organization. As expected, in a broader sense, public sector employees have exhibited higher degree of Job Satisfaction as compared to private sector employees.
Employee dissatisfaction has undesirable consequences for an organisation. It is associated with absenteeism, grievance expression, tardiness, low morale and high turnover which are costly to an organisation. Job Satisfaction determines performance of employees, which in turn determines the performance and sustainability of the organisation. Therefore, the understanding of job satisfaction and its determinants are important for any organisation to exist and prosper. This is why every manager must endeavour to understand the determinants of job satisfaction so as to put in place human resource practices and processes that enhance the job satisfaction of employees and save costs associated with low job satisfaction. This work provides practical recommendations on how pay, promotion and supervision can be used as mechanisms for eliciting greater effort from employees. It is must read for managers who treasure their human resources and would like to get sustainable competitive advantage through effective and efficient utilization of their human resources.
"A teacher affects eternity:he can never tell where his influence stops" -Henry Adams In this book the authors have successfully pointed out that teacher effectiveness depends on job satisfaction.The study is stipulated to job satisfaction and teacher effectiveness relationship of teacher educators of an Indian University only. The teacher educators who are well adjusted in life and profession are more effective in their class room practices...
The researcher has made an attempt to study about Job satisfaction of the officers in Banking Sector. Banking is an important sector because it’s functioning is important for the nation at any time .The main objective of this study is to know the overall satisfaction of bank officers in Chennai, India. The study also aims to identify the influence of Job Satisfaction on turnover intention and absenteeism of bank officers in their respective banks. Its findings will be very useful for the top management of banks to ensure satisfaction in their workplace and hence can reduce absenteeism and Turnover intention. This book contributes richly towards the literary review of Job Satisfaction and the factors influencing Job Satisfaction and its influence on the work outcomes such as Turnover Intention and Absenteeism. The book will be ideal for researchers in organizational behaviour, since it will contain concepts, theories, practice and empirical research on job satisfaction. It will also be useful for the academicians and corporate managers. Further, postgraduate students of business studies and Human Resource Management in particular could use it as a reference book.
The book is a psychological investigation of Indian women police. In this paper, the history and growth of women police in different countries are surveyed; the origin, growth and present situation of Indian women police is introduced; also, the problems faced by Indian women police are analysed and summarized. The psychological study on career police women in India is based on hard empirical data backed by personal interviews with questionnaires which include Job-satisfaction scale and Modernism scale. The investigation was mainly focused on the effects of the related factors, such as age, education, position/rank, and income, length of employment, marriage, family organization and number of children etc. on the job-satisfaction and modernism of police women officers. According to the investigated results, age, education, position and the length of employment have significant influence on the job-satisfaction of women police officers.
The worth of employees in the running of organizations has been analyzed and debated by management experts, sociologists and psychologists in depth and detail. For all practical purposes, employee satisfaction is essential for carrying out the activities of any organization and achieving its goals and objectives for which it came into existence, be it in Government/Public or in private sector. Job satisfaction describes how content an individual is with his/her job. The Universities are considered as highest seats of learning. These mainly comprise of students, teachers and non-teaching employees. The role of non-teaching employees has great significance in the functioning of today's universities. This book deals with some of the important issues of managing men in the Universities. It describes the importance of non-teaching employees, the factors that contribute to their job satisfaction and the measures the university authorities can take for improving their job satisfaction. This book will be very useful to the practicing HR Managers and also to the students, researchers/scholars in preparation of their project reports, dissertations and thesis in the area of HRM.
Motivation is psychological force that drives and energizes behaviour. It is fundamental to effective performance of work by employees in an organisation. Purpose of this study was to investigate job satisfaction of teachers in public secondary schools in Kiharu District. Study involved 15 secondary schools and 30 teachers, selected by probability-sampling. Data was analyzed through descriptive and inferential statistics. Study established that teachers were dissatisfied work due to inadequate teaching resources and unfriendly policies. It also revealed that gender, age and academic qualifications had significant effect on job satisfaction. Study recommended employers provide adequate incentives, rewards and friendly policies in order to motivate teachers and enhance job satisfaction.
The book explores the quantitative study of the leadership practices (Kouzes and Posner, 2002) of the department chairs as perceived by the faculty and the job satisfaction (Spector, 2007) of faculty members at a historically black university located in the State of Mississippi. The role of the gender and ethnicity of faculty members’ perceived leadership practices of department chairs and job satisfaction is explored. A total of 100 faculty responded to the study. The implications of the study resulted in gender differences and ethnicity having a statistical impact on the perceptions of leadership practices of department chairs and job satisfaction of faculty member.
As the population of Ghana continues to grow and ages, improving rehabilitation services of which physiotherapy is a key component will be one of the most important issues facing government in the coming decades. An adequate workforce will be essential in attaining that goal and ways will have to be found to retain rehabilitation professionals and encourage other young ones to opt for such careers. Many health professionals enter their various professions with a sense of mission, a desire to help people and even expectations of job accessibility, economic advantage and professional prestige. However they may not even have a full appreciation of the demands of their future role or an accurate perception of what work in that particular field entails. This present study therefore sought to determine the career aspirations, level of job satisfaction, factors influencing job satisfaction, the association between career aspirations and job satisfaction and factors for attrition from physiotherapy using a 4-part questionnaire.
The aim of this study was to investigate, from an educational management perspective, the factors that influence job satisfaction amongst special needs educators in selected New Zealand special needs schools. A qualitative research method was utilised to investigate the educational management strategies that influence the job satisfaction of special needs educators in selected New Zealand special needs schools. This book presents the findings from a questionnaire on participants’ geographical details and data from related interviews. The findings from this study indicate that the job satisfaction of special needs educators is mainly influenced by factors such as management support, adequate resources, collaborative working relationships, ability of students with special educational needs to progress, and communication, among others. The study makes certain recommendations to help special needs educational managers effectively manage factors that influence job satisfaction and job dissatisfaction for special needs educators.
Occupational stress over the years remains a center of debate in many developed countries whereas very few writers have giving it relevance in developing countries. Its far reaching physical and economic consequences such as cardiovascular diseases, physical challenges, raising cost of social insurance and untimely death have an impediment to economic growth and development. This book therefore provides an analytical perspective into the context of a developing country and particularly the largest agro-industrial company in Cameroon; were workers are confronted with specific operational targets in conformity to the performance contract with limited resources. Several and distinctive concepts, models and theories on workers' perception within the working environment are analyzed. Hence this study shed lights to not only to human resources managers, manager per say but also to employees in divergent sectors of any economy to appreciate the relationship that exists between perception about the workplace and their overall job satisfaction. As a result, counteracting pressure within their control can be overwhelming in quality service delivery and work life.
Factors that influence employees' productivity have long been a topic of interest to employers and managers. Research has revealed that job satisfaction has a significant effect on several aspects of an organization, comprising team, change, ethics, strategy, and turnover. Each of these factors, sequentially, impacts the organization's performance. The problem that was addressed in this book is that even though there were a number of successful results in exploring the effect of job satisfaction and job performance of employees in the public sector; there was a lack of research in media settings.