Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(12): 2984-2993, 2011 ISSN 1991-8178
Analysis of Effect of Supervisors’ Behavior on Subordinates’ Job Satisfaction
Maria Mehboob, 2Imtiaz Arif and 3Mudassir Jalal
Business Graduate, Iqra University, Abid Town, Block-2 Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, Pakistan. 2 Asst. Professor, Iqra University, Abid Town, Block-2 Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, Pakistan. 3 Asst. Professor, Iqra University, Abid Town, Block-2 Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, Pakistan.
Abstract: There are numbers of factors that affects the satisfaction level of employees of an organization. Researchers have studied the variables like working conditions, work place environment, role of Perks and benefits, role of training and development etc and their impact on job satisfaction of employees. This study has been done to analyze the impact of Supervisor’s behavior on subordinate’s job satisfaction. For study, the sample has been selected from private universities of Karachi and the questionnaires have been filled by both teaching and non teaching staff. 120 respondents (both male and females) participated and filled the questionnaire. Multiple regression analysis has been run for analysis of data and formulation of possible relation of dependent and independent variables. Five attributes of Supervisors’ behavior are identified from literature review namely Value congruity, Perceptual discrepancy, Supportive behavior, Similar personalities and trustworthiness. It has been found from data analysis that Perceptual discrepancy, supportive behavior and similar personalities do have a significant relation with the job satisfaction. The remaining two variables do not have a significant impact on job satisfaction of subordinates. Key words: Background: Interactions and connections among the co-workers and employees of an organization are of great importance. Since they have an influence on the overall performance of the organization and the Organizational...