Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2016

Gender Difference in Job Satisfaction and Its Relation to Subjective Sense of Well-Being and Level of Happiness in Medical Doctors of West Bengal

Priyankar Singha

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

, Dr. Souvik Raychaudhuri

Associate professor, Department of Psychology, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.018/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.018


The present study deals with gender difference in job satisfaction among the doctors of west bengal. Attempts were also made to assess their subjective sense of well being and the level of happiness. The sample size was 110 divided into 2 groups (male- 67 and female- 43). 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 public sector hospitals of west bengal. Job satisfaction scale, Subjective well being inventory and Oxford happiness inventory were administered to assess the level of job satisfaction, subjective sense of well being and level of happiness. It is revealed that female doctors were found to be more satisfied than male doctors  in their job and in case of subjective sense of well being and level of happiness the same result has been found. A significant difference between the gender has been revealed in subjective sense of well being, level of happiness and level of job satisfaction as well. Furthermore, significant correlation has been found between job satisfaction and level of happiness for the entire group of selected sample and a significant correlation could not be drawn between job satisfaction and subjective sense of well being 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

DIP: 18.01.018/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.018

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

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