Measuring Level of Job Satisfaction-A Study of Employees at Al-Islam Trading Company for Auto Spare Parts

Amir Abou Elnaga


Job satisfaction represents one of the most complex areas facing today’s managers when it comes to managing their employees. Many studies have demonstrated an unusually large impact on the job satisfaction on the motivation of workers,

The objective of this research was to investigate certain factors and its impact on job satisfaction of employees at El- Isalam Trading Company. Specifically, this study addresses three points motivation, internal work environment and reducing the working days to be 5 instead of 6 days a week by increasing working hour to be 8 hour instead of 6 hour per day.

Based on the conceptual framework of the study,   Likert-type questionnaire (Minnesota Satisfaction questionnaire with some adjustments by the researcher ) was filled by (58) employees, which participated in this research by completing the questionnaire. With the assistance of statistical analyses, it was found that the employees in El Isalam Trading company have

a high degree of job satisfaction influenced by their motivation, satisfaction of work environment and that they prefer to reduce the working week days to be 5 days and there is no significant relation between job satisfaction and gender, level of education & social status. employees in El Isalam Trading Company.

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