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Library Progress (International)
Year : 2013, Volume : 33, Issue : 1
First page : ( 161) Last page : ( 187)
Print ISSN : 0970-1052. Online ISSN : 2320-317X.

A study of job satisfaction and its dimentions among librarians

Sirohi Alka1, Dr. Sharma A. K.2,3

1Research Scholar, Library & Information Science, Mewar University, Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)

2(Research Guide (Lib, & Inf. Sc.), Mewar University, Chittorgarh)

3Shyam Lal College(Even), University of Delhi, Delhi-110032. Email: ajaykumarsharma1955@yahoo.com

Online published on 6 December, 2013.


Job satisfaction refers to the feelings and emotional aspects of individual's experience towards his job as different from intellectual or rational aspects, Job satisfaction refers to a person's feeling of satisfaction on the job which act as motivation to work, The experience of satisfaction or dissatisfaction which individual's work is the sequence of the extent of his positive or negative attitudes. Positive attitude towards the job is conceptually equivalent to job satisfaction and negative attitude leads dissatisfaction. Job satisfaction is essential for performing good services by an employee. There are various job dimensions which are responsible for the job satisfaction of a librarian in library. The dimensions of job satisfaction are work ‘itself, pay, supervision, promotion, work group, working conditions, personal determinations (age, gender, occupational level, tenure, educational level) and commitment. The efforts being made to establishment the relationship of various job dimensions with job satisfactions of librarians as reflected in the studies done by various scholars from time to time.



Job satisfaction, Job satisfaction's dimensions, Pay, Supervision, Promotion, Age, Gender, Tenure, Education, Organisational commitment.


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