Impact of Gender upon the Perception and Auditor's Job Satisfaction

Nasrollah Takhtaei, Leila Abbasi Dezfully

Abstract


The purpose of the present research is to investigate the effects of gender upon the level of job satisfaction of auditing professionals as well as examine if gender leads to differences in their perceptions of work related attributes such as advancement opportunities and relations with supervisors. Questionnaires have been applied as a means to collect required data to test the hypotheses. The dependent variable is gender and independent variable consists of 9 factors including job fulfillment, treatment with supervisors, promotion and advancement opportunities, supervisors, gender discrimination, employee relations with coworkers, workload volume, fringe and benefits, and amount of compensation. The results indicate that there is a significant relationship between gender and all factors regarding independent variable except advancement and promotion opportunities. The results also show that there are differences between male and female auditors in treatment by peers and supervisors and gender discrimination. The results point out the effects of gender on 9 factors of the level of job satisfaction in audit firms.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ijafr.v3i1.3805

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