Job Satisfaction Scales for Effective Management: Manual for Managers and Social Scientists

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Overview

  • Author :H.C. Ganguli
  • Year of Publication :1994
  • ISBN: :9788170225126
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 97
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Economics, Education, Management, Psychology


About the Book :

Developing Job Satisfaction Scales is a sophisticated and time consuming process. Persons who need to have measures of satisfaction of employees etc. in business organizations, in factories, in educational institutions etc. for practical application or for research purposes very rarely have the time or the resources to develop their own scales. The present work it is hoped, shall fulfill this need. The set of scales provided here have been constructed ad validated with maximum statistical sophistication Specimen copies of scales, scoring keys and norms for assessing degree of satisfaction of the subjects tested are provided. These are ready for use. For use in different organizations and on different types of samples, the nature of the organization and the type of subjects being tested may be suitably substituted or inserted in the items concerned, if such a change in nomenclature is thought desirable. The earlier portion of the work discusses the validation procedure including statistical analysis leading to the final development of the scales. A brief resume is also given of the current theories on the concept of job satisfaction and the author over all assessment of these.


About Author :

H.C. Ganguli, D. Phil, D. Litt (Calcutta), received his post-doctoral training at Laboratory of Aviation Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, and in Student Counselling at the University of Minnesota. He established the Department of psychology of the Delhi University in 1963 as Professor and Head. Earlier he has worked in the Flight Safety. Directorate of the Indian Air Force, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kahargpur, and at the All India institute of hygiene and Public Health Calcutta. He helped to develop the post graduate Department of Psychology at the Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Amongst his other assignments, he was Senior Industrial Psychologist with the Iraq National Oil Company at Baghdad. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy and has received awards like the Sandoz Award of the Indian Psychiatric Society and the Escorts Award of the Delhi Management Association. He is a Member of the Delhi Management Association. Besides his many research papers, some of the books he has published are: Industrial Productivity and Motivation-A Psychological Analysis (Asia, Bombay-1961; Reprinted allied, new Delhi- 1983). Structure and Processes of organization (Asia 1964; Reprinted Allied- 1983).Human Factor Aspects of Aircraft Noise (Vikas, New Delhi- 1971). Behavioural Research in Sexuality (Vikas- 1988). His Report on An Organization Development School for the Iraq National Oil Company, Baghdad (printed by the INOC, Baghdad) may also be mentioned.