Job Satisfaction of Library Professionals of University of Calicut: An Analytical Study

Authors

  • V. G. Rabaeka Rachael Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
  • B. Mini Devi Research Guide & Head of the Department Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51983/ijiss.2019.9.1.579

Keywords:

Job satisfaction, Library professionals, Information and Communication Technology, Calicut University Library

Abstract

Job and job satisfaction are the twin co-related components of human resource management. It is encompasses the physiological psychological and ecological factors and determines the level of job satisfaction of the employees in any organization. [1] The purpose of this study is to measure the job satisfaction among library professionals in C.H Mohammad Koya Library: University of Calicut. Job satisfaction is an individual feeling which could cause by a variety of factors. The six components of job satisfaction were measures derived through literature: physical environment & ICT infrastructure, organizational culture, personal growth and development, salary, promotion and nature of work.5-point scale were used to examine the job satisfaction of respondents. Questionnaire method was used for data collection and results are tabulated. Outcome of the study has been discussed that although library professionals working in this university library were slightly satisfied with their nature of work, while the salary, promotion, and denied access to benefits were identified as major constraints to job satisfaction. Based on the results, the study recommended that review the conditions attached to promotion, salary, among others as measures for enhancing job satisfaction. It is also suggested that the encourage and motivate the library professionals more incentives and good salary packages are to be offered so that their achievement drive can be activated that in turn lead to high level of job satisfaction.

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Published

05-02-2019

How to Cite

Rabaeka Rachael, V. G., & Mini Devi, B. (2019). Job Satisfaction of Library Professionals of University of Calicut: An Analytical Study. Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services, 9(1), 132–135. https://doi.org/10.51983/ijiss.2019.9.1.579