An Analysis of Job Satisfaction Level of Faculty Members at the University of Sindh


  • Shamail Shah SZABIST-Karachi
  • Tariq Jalees SZABIST-Karachi



Job Satisfaction, Faculty Members, University of Sindh, Sindh Act No. XVIII, influence of the dimensions


The focus of the study is to ascertain the overall satisfaction level of the faculty members at the University of Sindh.Based on literature surveys five different predictor variables were identified: the job, supervisors, promotion, pay, and coworkers. A theoretical framework was developed that was inclusive of all the required dependent and independentvariables. Eight different hypotheses were developed for testing. Data for testing the hypothesis was collected through a closed ended questionnaire based on the Likert scale. The questionnaires administered were based on 27 items. Seven items were related to personal data, and the rest 20 were related to measuring the overall satisfaction level. The appropriate sample size was 40. However, as there were 44 departments, therefore, stratifiedproportionate and non-proportionate sampling techniqueswere used, which increased the sample size to 105. Of the 105 samples 100 samples were valid.Eight hypotheses were formulated and tested thoughANOVA, Z test and correlation techniques. The overallsatisfaction level was 4.7 on a scale of (1-7). Of the eight hypothesis, five were substantiated and three were rejected.


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Shah, S., & Jalees, T. (2004). An Analysis of Job Satisfaction Level of Faculty Members at the University of Sindh. JISR Management and Social Sciences & Economics, 2(1), 26–30.



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