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Job Satisfaction among the LIS Professionals: A Study with Reference to Librarians Working in First Grade Colleges of Belgaum District

International Journal of Information Library and Society

Volume 9 Issue 2

Published: 2020
Author(s) Name: Rashmi Kurkuri, C. Krishnamurthy | Author(s) Affiliation: Dept. of Library and Information Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karanataka, India
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The objective of this study is to examine those factors which are related to job satisfaction among the library professionals working in aided and government first grade colleges of Belagaum District. The Data was collected by distributing the questionnaires. The degree of satisfaction is measured with respect to its different dimensions. The Various dimensions of Job satisfaction (JS) which have been considered are promotion, monetary benefits, job security, physical environment and ICT infrastructure, job profile, organizational culture personal growth etc Interpretation of the data suggests that a supervisory climate which permits a librarian to exercise initiative and professional judgment in the performance of the job is conducive to job satisfaction. The findings revealed that some of the respondents are dissatisfied with the award system, hence to motivate the staff concerned authorities should implement award system as a token of recognition of their innovative or outstanding services to improve their job satisfaction.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Library Professionals, Organizational Culture

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