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ERIC Number: EJ1097731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-8827
A Comparative Study of the Job Satisfaction of Teachers of District Bahawalpur (Pakistan)
Gujjar, Aijaz Ahmed; Ahmed, Masood; Naoreen, Bushra
Journal on Educational Psychology, v3 n2 p44-51 Aug-Oct 2009
The main purpose of the study was to examine the job satisfaction level of the teachers of Bahawalpur, in order to achieve the desire end, 340 teachers were taken as sample out of these gender wise distribution was male (195) and female (145). A 32 items questionnaire (Likert scale) was constructed and divided into 9 dimensions namely (nature of work, administrative support, salary, atmosphere, promotion, decision making, and relation with colleagues, job security and over all job satisfaction). Questionnaire was pilot tested and the reliability of the questionnaire was found 0.789 (Cronbach's Alpha). After getting the data, the data was tabulated by using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS XII). Independent sample t-test and ANOVA were run in order to compare the different variables (gender, nature of job, designation, age and experience). The study reveals that female teachers are more satisfied than their male counter parts, permanent teachers are more satisfied than contractual teachers on different dimensions of the job satisfaction scale as well as on over all job satisfaction, designation wise secondary school teachers (SSTs) are more positive than elementary school teachers (ESTs) on atmosphere of the institutions. Age wise the group having the age group of 41-50 years is significantly positive than the age group of 20-30 years on relation with colleagues. Experience wise the group having experience of 16-20 years is more positive than group having experience of 1-5 years on relation with colleagues. The findings of the study lead to several recommendations.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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