Job Satisfaction in College Teachers: A Survey Based Study of GovernmentColleges of Hyderabad, Pakistan
Institute of Business Administration, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
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- Shafi M
Institute of Business Administration
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
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Received April 02, 2016; Accepted April 28, 2016; Published May 03, 2016
Citation: Shafi M (2016) Job Satisfaction in College Teachers: A Survey Based Study of Government Colleges of Hyderabad, Pakistan. J Hotel Bus Manage 5: 126. doi:10.4172/2169-0286.1000126
Copyright: © 2016 Shafi M. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background and Objective: The profession of teaching is one of most stressful profession in all over the world. The aim of current study was to examine the job satisfaction of teachers of Government Colleges. Methodology: The descriptive type of research was adopted and the data was collected using questionnaire and face-to-face interviews. 231 teachers out of 576 teachers were randomly selected and were given predesigned questionnaire. Meanwhile, face-to-face interviews were conducted from few teachers of each College in-order to assess the level of job satisfaction and root causes of dissatisfaction among the college teachers. Results and Conclusion: The results of the study indicates that due to stumpy salary and lack of various facilities in colleges, 52.38% of teachers were dissatisfied whereas only 29.78% senior teachers were found satisfied with job. During interviews, some new factors were observed to be affecting the job satisfaction in college teaching staff. Job satisfaction among male and female teachers have a high degree of positive correlation and there is also a positive correlation between job satisfaction and length of service. Based on the findings of the results, the present study suggests some modification in the existing policies leading to improvement of satisfaction level.