Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction: An Exploratory Analysis among Public Bank Employees in Selected Cities of Bangladesh

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Nabid Aziz
Mohitul Ameen Ahmed Mustafi
Md Sajjad Hosain

Abstract

This exploratory study aims to determine the factors affecting the overall perceived job satisfaction of the employees working at different public banks in Bangladesh. The authors carefully selected seven such factors after searching the existing literature. Those seven factors: working hour, fair competition, equal treatment, psychological support & fun, promotional opportunity, benefit package and co-working relationship were considered as the independent variables while overall job satisfaction was considered as the single dependent variable. Primary data were collected from a valid sample of 360 public sector bank employers through a structured questionnaire. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) using SPSS (24) was utilized in order to validate the items of independent variables and structural equation modeling using AMOS (24) was utilized in order to test the hypothesized relationships between each independent variable and the dependent one. After proper statistical analysis, it was revealed that fair competition, equal treatment, promotional opportunity and working hour can positively and sufficiently influence the perceived overall job satisfaction of Bangladesh public bank employees while the other three factors, psychological stress & frustration, co-working relationship and benefit package were found to have insufficient influence over job satisfaction. The authors are well confident that this explorative study will guide the bank management in satisfying their competent employees in a more effective manner. Implications, limitations, and future directions have been also discussed in the study.

Keywords:
job satisfaction, public banks, explorative study, employees, Bangladesh.

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Aziz, N., Mustafi, M. A. A., & Hosain, M. S. (2020). Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction: An Exploratory Analysis among Public Bank Employees in Selected Cities of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 20(3), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajeba/2020/v20i330324
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