Decoding the DNA of Employee Job Satisfaction

Saira Zahoor, Sidra Rafiq, Anam Zia, Muhammad Rizwan


The main purpose of this study is to tell, what employee satisfaction is? Employee satisfaction as a pleasurable or positive emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one’s job or job experience.” A sample of 150 respondents was selected to participate in self-Administered   questionnaires from various public and private organizations the survey was conducted in 2013. Convenient sampling was used to collect data. Statistically association of locus of control, pay and promotion with employee satisfaction showed significant result but the relationship of training and development employee empowerment, procedural justice with employee satisfaction is insignificant; furthermore the effect of employee satisfaction on turnover intention, job loyalty and job performance is also significant. We identify that turnover intention contributes more rather than the other variables and it has a significant negative relationship with employee satisfaction.  This study helps the organization for understanding about employee satisfaction how to increase the level of employee satisfaction in public or private both sectors.

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International Journal of Human Resource Studies  ISSN 2162-3058


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