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Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, ISSN: 2456-639X,Vol.: 6, Issue.: 2

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The Impact of Perceived Organizational Support on Job Satisfaction of Academic Staff

 

N. Thevanes1* and Y. Saranraj2

1Specialiaization in Human Resource Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

2Bachelor of Business Administration, Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Fang Xiang, International Business School, University of International and Business Economics, China.
Reviewers:
(1) Atila Yildirim, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey.
(2) M. Neela, Cauvery College for Women, Bharathidasan University, India.
(3) A. S. Sajuyigbe, Osun State Polytechnic, Nigeria.
(4) Ahmad Ghias Nadim, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Pakistan.
(5) Ignatius Isaac Dambudzo, Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/23768

Abstracts

An empirical knowledge gap has been observed regarding the relationship between perceived organizational support and job satisfaction of academic staff in Eastern University, Sri Lanka. Therefore, in order to fill this empirical knowledge gap, this study was carried out with the objectives of finding out the levels of perceived organizational support and job satisfaction, explores the relationship between perceived organizational support and job satisfaction and explores the impact of perceived organization support on job satisfaction of academic staff in Eastern University, Sri Lanka. The data of this study have been collected from 141 academic staff in Eastern University, Sri Lanka through the structured questionnaire. The disproportionate stratified sampling method was used. The data were analysed with univariate and bivariate analyses using SPSS 19.0.

The findings of the study suggested that there is a high level of perceived organizational support provided to the academic staff by the university and academic staff of the university highly satisfied with their job. And also findings of the study stated that there is a strong positive relationship between perceived organizational support and job satisfaction. This study suggested that perceived organizational support of the organization can improve employees’ job satisfaction.

Keywords :

Perceived organizational support; job satisfaction; academic staff.

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DOI : 10.9734/AJEBA/2018/39809

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