| Published: September 25, 2016
Association between Happiness and Related Psychosocial Correlates and Job Satisfaction among the Employees of Information Technology (IT) Sector: A Comparative Analysis of Gender Difference
The present study deals with gender difference in job satisfaction among the employees of Information Technology (IT) sector. Attempts were also made to assess their level of happiness, quality of interpersonal relationship and coping style. The sample size was 50 divided into 2 groups (male- 25 and female- 25). Each group was consisted respondents age ranging between 22-35 years and having minimum 2 years of job experience. The data were collected from several private sectors IT companies of west Bengal. Job satisfaction scale, Oxford happiness inventory, interpersonal relationship inventory and coping checklist II were administered to assess the level of job satisfaction, level of happiness quality of interpersonal relationship and coping style. It is revealed that female employees were found to be more satisfied than male employees in their job and in case of the other variables an opposite result was found. No significant difference between the two gender has been revealed in the selected variables. Furthermore, no significant correlation has been found between job satisfaction and the other selected variables for the present sample. The results of the present study can be fruitful for further research studies.
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© 2016, P Singha
Received: July 27, 2016; Revision Received: August 12, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016