A Study on Job Satisfaction of Faculty Members

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A STUDY ON JOB SATISFACTION OF FACULTY MEMBERS IN EDUCATION SECTOR K.R.Sowmya1, Dr.N.Panchanatham2 Abstract Job satisfaction is in regard to one's feelings or state-of-mind regarding the nature of their work. Job satisfaction can be influenced by a variety of factors, eg, the quality of one's relationship with their supervisor, the quality of the physical environment in which they work, degree of fulfillment in their work, etc. Education sector is the most dynamic and developing sector.The turnover in the education sector is very high in recent times compared to past decades. The main reason is job satisfaction. This study attempts to find the satisfiers and dissatisfiers in the education sector that influences an employee’s…show more content…
Scope and Objectives The scope of the study is to find out the Job satisfaction among faculty members in colleges in Chennai city. The Study covered major 10 colleges in Chennai city. The Objectives of the Study are as Follows 1. To identify the level of Satisfaction and dissatisfaction among Faculty members in Education sector 2. To find out Faculty member’s Turnover 3. To find out the reason for Turnover 4. To suggest strategies to the organization for Employee Retention Methodology A descriptive design is used for the Study. Primary and Secondary data were collected. Primary data was collected through the Questionnaire. Rating scale (Likert Scale) was used in the questionnaire. A Non-Probability convenient sampling was used for the Study. Responses were collected from samples of Faculty members from Major 10 colleges from Chennai. The Sample size is 125. Discussions The survey represents opinion of 125 samples. In this study 8 eight factors were analyzed for Satisfaction namely Wages & Salary, Job Security, Career development, Job Recognition, Sense of Achievement ,Job Characteristics and Respect from Others Table 1 : Various Factors of Job Satisfaction. |S.No | Parameter | Satisfaction |Neutral |Dissatisfaction |Total | |1 |Wages & Salary |34 |56
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