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Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Year : 2016, Volume : 7, Issue : 2
First page : ( 75) Last page : ( 81)
Print ISSN : 0975-6795. Online ISSN : 2321-5828.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5828.2016.00013.9

An Empirical Study of the Workplace Happiness of Doctors in North Bengal

Ms. Prasad Mamata1,*, Mr. Roy Debarshi2, Dr. Sengupta Palas R.3

1Assistant Professor, University B.T. & Evening College, Cooch Behar

2PhD Scholar, University of North Bengal

3Professor, Department of Commerce, University of North Bengal

*Corresponding Author: Ms. Mamata Prasad, Assistant Professor, University B.T. & Evening College, Cooch Behar, mprasad131@gmail.com

Online published on 21 June, 2016.


Workplace happiness has been recognized to be one of the major factors for increased productivity, enhanced quality of work and workplace efficacy. Since workplace efficacy is of prime importance for the medical profession it is important to know if doctors are primarily happy in their workplace and with their profession. This study dwells with the levels of existing workplace happiness of doctors in North Bengal and examines the factors that affect the levels of workplace happiness. The study included a sample of 102 (N=102) doctors from North Bengal Medical College. The study was a descriptive research study and used the Jobs Central work happiness indicator to measure happiness levels of the doctors involved in the study. The study concluded that salary and interesting nature of the work were the most important attributes that affected workplace happiness of doctors where as safety, location of work or workload were the least important factors affecting workplace happiness of doctors.



Work, Workplace, Happiness, Doctors, Attribute.


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