DETERMINANTS OF EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION: EVIDENCE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI, PAKISTAN

Authors

  • Sabbor Hussain Chung Yuang christian University Taiwan ROC
  • John Francis Diaz Department of Finance and Accounting, Asian Institute of Management, Makati City, Philippines 1630

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.9744/jmk.22.2.165-172

Keywords:

Job satisfaction, employee motivation, employee retention, work performance

Abstract

The study identified factors affecting employee job satisfaction in the University of Karachi. The research collected data using survey questionnaire consisting of twenty-nine questions. The study found that a generous rewards and compensation packages lead to job satisfaction and are affected by promotion and job security. Good working relationship with co-workers also contributes to employee job satisfaction. Also, it is found that good working environment also contributes to employee motivation, and is influenced by better facilities, and training and development. Finally, good supervision provides motivation that enhances the quality of output and employee performance. The findings are important, because it is well-established in the literature that job satisfaction and employee motivation play a major role in increasing productivity of employees and profitability of the organization.

Author Biographies

Sabbor Hussain, Chung Yuang christian University Taiwan ROC

Sabbor Hussain

PhD student, Doctor of Philosophy in Business, College of Business, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan

John Francis Diaz, Department of Finance and Accounting, Asian Institute of Management, Makati City, Philippines 1630

Associate Professor, Department of Finance and Accounting, Asian Institute of Management, Makati City, Philippines 1630

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Published

2020-09-01