Comparative Study

| 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

Priyankar Singha

Ph.D, Research Scholar, Department of psychology, Calcutta university, Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.194/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.194


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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016