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Job satisfaction and demographic variables - is there any link?
Mallika Neelamegam
Perspectives of Innovations, Economics and Business , 2010,
Abstract: This article focuses on the analysis of job satisfaction perceived by the Indian overseas bank employees in Chidambaram and Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu. The employees working in Indian overseas bank were selected for the study. The study indicates that the job satisfaction perceived by the bank employees is medium and the demographic variables such as gender, age, educational qualification, experience, marital status, and income significantly influence the job satisfaction perception of employees.
Comparison the Effects of Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills Training on Marital Satisfaction
Mahin Askari,Sidek B. Mohd Noah,Siti Aishah Bt Hassan,Maznah Bt Baba
International Journal of Psychological Studies , 2012, DOI: 10.5539/ijps.v4n1p182
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of communication and conflict resolution skills training on marital satisfaction among Iranian couples based on PREPARE-ENRICH program. In this study, marital satisfaction was measured by ENRICH Marital Satisfaction. The methodology of this study was experimental method; with pre-test, post-test, and control group design. Purposive sampling was conducted to select the sample that was included 54 couples who were consisted of all couples referred to the researcher by counselling centres. The referrals were done for about two months in 2009. These couples were randomly assigned to an experimental and a control group as well. The dependent variables were marital satisfaction, and the independent variables were communication and conflict resolution skills training. Consequently, the results indicated that communication and conflict resolution skills training improved marital satisfaction (p<.05). Moreover, the results showed that communication and conflict resolution training was effective in martial satisfaction in post-test (p<.05). In conclusion the findings of this study indicated that the on PREPARE-ENRICH program can be effective in improving marital satisfaction among Iranian couples.
The Relationship between Job Variables of Life Satisfaction and Marital Satisfaction of Lecturers  [PDF]
Metehan ?EL?K,Songül TüMKAYA
Journal of Kirsehir Education Faculty , 2012,
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the job variables of life satisfaction and marital satisfaction of lecturers. It is descriptive study comparing the marital satisfaction and life satisfaction in terms of gender, academic status, working year and working hours. The sample of the study consisted of voluntary and married 119 lecturers (40 female, 79 male). Data collection instruments were Marital Adjustment Scale and Life Satisfaction Scale. In terms of gender variable, it was found that there was no difference between marital adjustment and life satisfaction. However in terms of academic status of lecturers, while there was no difference in marital adjustment, there was a quite difference in life satisfaction. In this research, life satisfaction of professors was seen to be higher than the assistances. In addition, there was no difference between marital adjustment and life satisfaction of lecturers in terms of working years. On the other hand, there is a meaningful difference in terms of working hours.
The Impact of Communication Satisfaction and Demographic Variables on Employee Engagement  [PDF]
Fatma Jaupi, Shyqyri Llaci
Journal of Service Science and Management (JSSM) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/jssm.2015.82021
Abstract: The focus of this paper is the relationship of employee engagement with organizational communication. Moreover, the research investigates the relationship of the demographic determinants with employee engagement in Albanian bank sector. The research shows that the communication satisfaction dimensions strongly impact employee engagement. The relationship between demographic variables and employee engagement is presented in the study as well. This research does have practical implications for bank sector, mainly for top management and human resources department as how to increase the engagement of the employees.
The effects of solution- focused psychotherapy on the marital satisfaction of dual career couples  [PDF]
Ali-Mohammad Nazari,Majid Goli
Knowledge & Health Journal , 2008,
Abstract: Introduction: This study was carried out in order to examine the effect of solution-focused psychotherapy on the marital satisfaction of some dual career couples. Solution-focused psychotherapy is a type of short-term psychotherapy that stresses on finding solutions to the problems a couple may have with the aid of a therapist. Methods and Materials: The partners who took part in this research work were both teachers. Among couples who participated in our pre-test, 24 of them were selected and were randomly allocated to two groups, experimental and control. The couples in the experimental group were put under the solution-focused psychotherapy for 7 sessions. The research instrument was the revised marital satisfaction inventory (MSI-R) form, devised by Schnither. To analyze the data, the split plot design ANOVA test together with the descriptive statistics methods was used. Results: The four variables aggression, togetherness, financial issues and sexual satisfaction were analyzed on the basis of the split plot design ANOVA and P<0.01. Significant differences were observed for these variables in different test levels (pre-test and post-test). Conclusion: According to the results of this study, solution-focused psychotherapy could decrease sexual problems and aggression and, on the other hand, could improve financial issues and togetherness.
A study on effects of demographic variables on success of social media
Marjan Mohammadreza
Management Science Letters , 2012,
Abstract: In the recent years, social media have developed significantly and their usages have become main activities of internet users. The proposed study of this paper considers the effects of personal characteristics such as age, gender and marital status on social media. The study designs a questionnaire and distributes 385 questionnaires among students who are enrolled in different educational levels in governmental university named Allameh Tabatabayi university located in Tehran, Iran during the year of 2011. Because of abnormality of data, non-parametric test were used. In this research, we studied the effects of demographic variables on success of social media. The results showed that success of social media is more important among female students. Marriage situation shows that social media success variable is more important among married than single ones and, finally, this variable is more important among older people.
Satisfaction with Life amongst Psychiatrists and General Physicians: demographic and career variables  [PDF]
Yoram Barak, Moshe Tishler, Dov Aizenberg
Open Journal of Psychiatry (OJPsych) , 2011, DOI: 10.4236/ojpsych.2011.13018
Abstract: Background: positive psychology and the science of happiness have impacted many realms in academia, including medicine. Recent reports from several countries suggest that physicians are unhappy with their profession. Aim: to assess levels of happiness amongst Israeli physicians and its’ correlates. Method: participants in professional meetings endorsed the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) and a questionnaire detailing personal data (age, gender, marital status, number of children), specialty years as a physician and their state of health. Results: 223 physicians (131 psychiatrists, 92 primary care) completed the survey. The response rate was higher than 75%. Mean SWLS score for all 223 physicians was 23.6 ± 5.7 and did not differ between specialties’ (p = 0.39). No differences from reported norms amongst the general population were found. The only signifycant association with SWLS scores was number of children (r = 0.23; p = 0.0006). Selection bias was inherent in this type of survey. Conclusion: satisfaction with life amongst Israeli physicians is equal to reported national means and may be supported by variables outside the professional sphere.
The Impact of Job Satisfaction and Some Demographic Variables on Employee Turnover Intentions  [cached]
Trust Kabungaidze,Nomakholwa Mahlatshana,Hlanganipai Ngirande
International Journal of Business Administration , 2013, DOI: 10.5430/ijba.v4n1p53
Abstract: Due to competition for scarce skills, the attraction and retention of teachers in rural schools is probably the biggest challenge in the education sector today. It is imperative for the education department to have knowledge of the impact of job satisfaction and some demographic variables on employee turnover intentions to improve the attraction and retention of teachers especially those with scarce skills. Self administered questionnaires were distributed to a sample of 300 teachers. A stratified sampling procedure was utilised. The data was subjected to a number of statistical analyses such as T-test of independent samples, Correlation, Chi-square and One way ANOVA. Results indicated that lack of job satisfaction influences the decision to quit the teaching profession. It also was found that age, tenure and specialization can predict employee turnover intentions. The findings of this research indicate that school authorities need to develop strategies to deal with the needs of those teachers who experience less job satisfaction and commitment. Proactive attention to this should demonstrate preparedness on the side of school administrators to address teacher concerns and thereby reduce absenteeism and attrition rates amongst teachers.
Do Demographic Variables Moderate the Relationship Between Job Burnout and its Consequences?  [PDF]
Hasan Zarei Matin,Nader Seyed Kalali,Mohammad Reza Akhavan Anvari
Iranian Journal of Management Studies , 2012,
Abstract: Many studies have already been conducted to understand the various dimensions of the burnout. The purpose of the present research is to investigate the moderating effect of demographic variables on the relationship between job burnout and its consequences among the staff of an Iranian public sector company. In this research, job burnout is considered as independent variable; organizational commitment, intention to leave and the employees job satisfaction are dependent variables; and the age, gender, marital status and educational level are moderating variables. The results of this study show that firstly, the job burnout of employees in organizations leads to the decrease of organizational commitment and job satisfaction, and the increase of intention to leave; secondly, the demographic variables in this research don't affect on the relationship of job burnout with its consequences.
Job Satisfaction As A Function Of Demographic Variables: An Examination Of The Relationship Among Clergy
F D Fugar
Journal of Science and Technology (Ghana) , 2007,
Abstract: The purpose of this descriptive-correlational study is to determine the relationship between demographic characteristics of clergy and their overall level of job satisfaction. The demographic factors investigated are gender, age, education, length of service, salary and district size. A slightly modified version of the Brayfield-Rothe's (1951) Job Satisfaction Index and Demographic Data Sheet were sent to 117 full time clergy of the Global Evangelical Church (Ghana). Based on 96 usable responses, it was found that with the exception of education which did not correlate with job satisfaction, the selected demographic factors had small positive or negative correlation with job satisfaction but in all cases, the relationship was not statistically significant. The significance of the relationships was determined by setting them against a critical alpha (significance) level p<.05. Journal of Science & Technology (Ghana) Vol. 27 (3) 2007: pp. 184-195
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