Affect of working environment on job satisfaction in Pakistan

Muhammad Shahbaz Shabbir, Khursheed Ahmed, John J. Lawler, Muhammad Shahbaz

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Abstract

Abstract: The purpose of this research paper is to investigate the determinants of teacher satisfaction and to find the level of satisfaction with their job, in terms of various factors such as working conditions, pay and benefits and relationship with co-workers in Pakistani universities. The data were collected by using a questionnaire; 110 university teachers were surveyed to find the level of satisfaction with their job, in terms of with various factors such as working conditions, pay and benefits and relationship with co-workers. Convenience sampling was used, and a total of 88 usable questionnaires were returned. Findings of the research show that job satisfaction is highly dependent upon factors like, pay-benefits, relationship with co-workers and working conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-61
Number of pages10
JournalWorld Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2011

Keywords

  • Pakistan
  • Pay and benefits
  • Relationship with co-workers
  • Teachers' job satisfaction
  • Working conditions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Economics and Econometrics

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