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Impact of Gender on the Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Psychological Well-Being of Indian Employees


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A central point adding to the capacity of organizations to adapt to the turbulent environment is the advancement of job satisfaction and employee well-being. The purpose of this study was to understand the effect of gender on thejob satisfaction and psychological well-being of the employees working in Indian private sector. Consequently, the relationship betweenjob satisfaction and well-being was explored. A cross-sectional survey-based research design was adopted using data trom 160 employees (equal number of males & females) of private sector organizations in North India. The Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) and The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) were administered to gain insight into the levels of job satisfaction and well-being respectively. The results showed that gender did not play a role in determiningjob satisfaction and psychological well-being in Indian employees. Further, it was seenthatjob satisfactionandpsychological well-being were positively correlated. The study advances the existing work and adds to the limited literature of Indian studies on the relationship between j ob satisfaction and well-being in the Indian private sector.

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Job Satisfaction, Psychological, Well-Bing, Employees, Gender.
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Hansika Singhal
Department ofPsyehology, Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Brinda Sud
Department ofPsyehology, Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Abstract


A central point adding to the capacity of organizations to adapt to the turbulent environment is the advancement of job satisfaction and employee well-being. The purpose of this study was to understand the effect of gender on thejob satisfaction and psychological well-being of the employees working in Indian private sector. Consequently, the relationship betweenjob satisfaction and well-being was explored. A cross-sectional survey-based research design was adopted using data trom 160 employees (equal number of males & females) of private sector organizations in North India. The Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) and The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) were administered to gain insight into the levels of job satisfaction and well-being respectively. The results showed that gender did not play a role in determiningjob satisfaction and psychological well-being in Indian employees. Further, it was seenthatjob satisfactionandpsychological well-being were positively correlated. The study advances the existing work and adds to the limited literature of Indian studies on the relationship between j ob satisfaction and well-being in the Indian private sector.

Keywords


Job Satisfaction, Psychological, Well-Bing, Employees, Gender.

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