Organizational Behavior of Private University Library Professionals: A Developing Country Perspective


  • Afrin Sultana Researcher, University of Dhaka, and Assistant Librarian, East West University, Bangladesh
  • Md. Sakib Biswas Lecturer, Institute of Information Sciences, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh
  • Bilkis Begum Associate Professor and Head, Department of Library and Information Science, Lalmatia Mohila College, Bangladesh



Organizational Behavior, Organizational Culture, Organizational Climate, Private University Library Professionals, Dhaka, Bangladesh


The main aim of the study is to explore the organizational behavior of selected private university library professionals in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A standardized questionnaire was used to conduct a survey among 80 library professionals from five chosen private university libraries. Organizational behavior can also assist librarians in assessing a potential job applicant’s abilities and attitude during the recruiting process, enabling private university human resources to find the most suitable library staff for the university’s library to meet the research objectives. From primary and secondary data sources, efforts were made to gather necessary research data. Frequencies were shown in terms of percentages and factor analysis through eigenvalue, which determined the level of organizational behavior for private universities rank or rating. Descriptive statistics, such as mean and variance, and multiple correlation analysis for ANOVA testing have been calculated using SPSS Version 22. A total of 30 variables were taken into consideration for analysis, followed by six factors along with their loading. The loading factor amounts to a total variance of 75.59%. The library of East West University ranks first in four factors: structure, working conditions, reward and warmth, and interpersonal relations. The BRAC University Library is ranked second, while the ULAB Library, DIU Library, and Stamford University Library are ranked third, fourth, and fifth, respectively. This study made certain recommendations and limitations inside Bangladesh’s private university libraries, which will spark further research in the future. For this analysis, most of the variables are the organizational behavior of private university libraries.


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How to Cite

Sultana, A., Sakib Biswas, M., & Begum, B. (2023). Organizational Behavior of Private University Library Professionals: A Developing Country Perspective. Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology, 13(2), 17–28.