A Preliminary Study In Determining Job Satisfaction Of It Professionals In Delhi/NCR

Shivani Pandey, Dr. Vinky Sharma


Job satisfaction signifies one of the most complex issues faced by managers when it comes to managing their key employees. The way jobs are designed today has a massive impact on employees' rationality of contentment at work. An effective workplace and a satisfying job is what both employers and employees look out for. The key ingredients of a workplace include, trust and respect, good job and a window for innovation. Although these elements are well acknowledged, the imperativeness depends on identifying how to formulate these fundamentals. The present study is a modest effort towards looking at the association between job satisfaction and its significant measures. The data for the present study was collected from 200 software professionals holding at least 3 years of industry experience from IT companies in Delhi/NCR. The findings of the study revealed that although employees were highly motivated, they were reasonably satisfied with job. They desire jobs which offer self growth, job autonomy, recognition and satisfaction of their need for achievement. A lot of focus has been put on the features of the job particularly significance of the task. Task variety and autonomy in job has been considered as motivating factors in majority of the cases.


IT Professionals, Job satisfaction, Job Characteristics, job motivation, job expectations

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