Modern Applied Science; Vol. 6, No. 7; 2012 ISSN 1913-1844 E-ISSN 1913-1852 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education
Job Satisfaction of Faculty Members of Universities in Pakistan: A Case Study of University of Sindh-Jamshoro Anwar Ali Shah G. Syed1, Nadeem Bhatti2, Sabir Michael3, Faiz M. Shaikh4 & Hina Shah5 1 2 3 4 5
Business Administration & Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan Head of Faculty, North American College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PAF, KIET, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan SZABAC, Dokri, Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan HOD, Department of Commerce Govt. Girls College Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Correspondence: Anwar Ali Shah G. Syed, Business Administration & Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan. E-mail: email@example.com Received: May 27, 2012 doi:10.5539/mas.v6n7p89 Abstract The current research investigates the Job satisfaction of faculty members of Universities in Pakistan: A case study of University of Sindh-Jamshoro. Data were collected from 300 faculty members by using simple random techniques. A structural uestionnaire was developed for the reliability and validity of the Data. Data were analyzed by using SPSS 18 version software. Faculty satisfaction is the most significant aspect in university education. If features accountable for dissatisfaction can be distinguishe and attempt can be made either to change those circumstances or may reduce their impact on satisfaction, obviously it enhances teacher’s performance. Faculty satisfaction is important for the improvement, efficiency and effectiveness of the upper education system. To understand the concept it is necessary to study that what aspect influence upon faculty’s satisfaction. Rationale of this conceptual study is to observe teacher’s satisfaction at Universities in Pakistan. Which is revealed by Herzberg motivation and hygiene factors and the factors such as personal life? The study also explores the effects of these factors on faculty’s work satisfaction with respect to their demographic characteristics. It was revealed that female faculty members are more satisfied compare with male faculty members. The faculty members in Univeersity of Sindh are most satisfied with their jobs. It was further revealed that faculty members in University of Sindh Jamshoro are more concerned about the issues of derth in security in the campus and various political pressures of students. Keywords: job satisfaction, motivational, hygiene factors, personal characteristics 1. Introduction University of Sindh Jamshoro is one of the oldest university in Pakistan, Currently more than seven hundred faculty members are working in various deprtments. This study presented practical implication to motivate faculty members of University of Sindh jmshoro and to enhance their quality of works. In addition this also purposes the helpful suggestions for management to motivate their faculties and benefit from productive result of their organizations performanceScholars, management experts, and educationist are agreed that faculty’s satisfaction is a critical attitude which plays a key role in student’s successful and bright future. Therefore the awareness about the factors influencing upon faculty’s satisfaction at work place has great importance for a successful learning system. Validated measure of employee’s satisfaction is the most important information relating to human resources in an institute (Roznowski & Hulin, 1992). Behavioral and social sciences indicated that there is positive relationship between work satisfaction and employee performance (Bowran & Todd, 1999). Pearson and Seiler (1983) investigated in academician’s satisfaction level with their working environment to the context of Hertzberg theory. They found that academicians were satisfied with their working environment but dissatisfied with compensation. Manger and Eikeland (1990) postulated that relationships with co-workers have direct impact on...
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