Job Satisfaction of Women Working in Professional and Non-professional Sectors of Kashmir Division (J & K), India: A Comparative Study.
The purpose of the study was to investigate Job satisfaction of women working in professional and non-professional sectors of Kashmir division. The sample for the study consisted of 400 women working in different professional and non-professional sectors of Kashmir division. Out of 400, 200 were selected from Professional sector viz, Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers, College Lecturers, Agriculture Officers, Horticulture Officers, Veterinarians and Bankers and 200 from Non-professional sector viz, Administrators, Social Welfare Officers, Higher Secondary School Principals, Zonal Education Officers, District Forest Officers and under secretaries. In order to measure the job satisfaction of women working in professional and non-professional sectors, Job Satisfaction Scale (JSS) by Amar Singh and T.R. Sharma was used and it covers the following areas: Job-intrinsic statements, Job concrete statements ,Job-abstract statements, Job-extrinsic statements, Psycho-social factor, Economic factor, Community/national growth. It measures the job satisfaction of every professional like doctors, teachers, engineers and advocates, covering 30 items. The findings of the study revealed that Women working in professional and non professional sector differ significantly on job satisfaction. Women working in non professional sector have been found more satisfied as compared to women working in professional sector.
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