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Organizational Culture and Job Satisfaction: An Empirical Study of R & D Organization

14 Pages Posted: 4 Nov 2008  

Jahanzeb Shah

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST)

Date Written: December 20, 2007

Abstract

The study is conducted to examine the Organizational Culture theory and practices with emphasis on the effectiveness of satisfaction and motivational dynamics in the areas of employee's satisfaction and retention. The problem statement is based on whether it is only the compensation package which has the worth of retention and employee satisfaction or it is the overall organizational culture which has a pivotal role in retention and making employee satisfy. In order to testify problem statement, the R & D organization Integrated Services (IS), was taken as sample size. The employees were asked through questionnaires about the culture they perceive, prefer and job satisfaction at their workplace. The research study revels that the overwhelming majority of employees at IS value the Organizational Behavior and Cultural variables such as "Organization as Result Oriented Place, Loyalty and Mutual Trust Factor, Risk Initiation, Innovation and Development in Work Setup, Challenging Work Environment".

Keywords: Organizational Culture theory, Organizational Behavior, Risk Initiation, Innovation and Development

Suggested Citation

Shah, Jahanzeb, Organizational Culture and Job Satisfaction: An Empirical Study of R & D Organization (December 20, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1293922 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1293922

Jahanzeb Shah (Contact Author)

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) ( email )

ISLAMABAD
Pakistan

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