ERIC Number: EJ279746
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Environmental Satisfiers in Academe.
Pearson, Della A.; Seiler, Robert E.
Higher Education, v12 n1 p35-47 Jan 1983
A national study of faculty job satisfaction explored satisfaction levels and factors and the differences between faculty in professional schools and other disciplines. Teaching dimensions and research requirements were the most satisfying environmental elements, and support and compensation aspects were the least satisfying. Professional school faculty were more satisfied on almost all dimensions. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Age, College Faculty, Compensation (Remuneration), Faculty Workload, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction, National Surveys, Organizational Climate, Private Colleges, Professional Education, Research, Sex Differences, Teaching (Occupation), Tenure, Work Environment
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A