A Comparative Study on the General Perception of Gender Discrimination and Job Satisfaction among Employees

Authors

  • Sheher Bano Ali Rlak Govt. College of Home Economics, Stadium Road Karachi
  • Rabel Mangi Rlak Govt. College of Home Economics, Stadium Road Karachi
  • Zareen Atta Social Work, University of Sindh Jamshoro

Keywords:

Gender Stereotypes , Gender Orientation , Fringe Benefits , Workload Participation , Job Satisfaction , Gender Discrimination

Abstract

This article delves into the influence of gender discrimination on an individual's work performance and job contentment within the professional setting. It establishes a correlation between these aspects by scrutinizing factors like gender stereotypes, biases, fringe benefits, organizational support and training, opportunities and rewards, workload, participation, and gender orientation. Employing a quantitative methodology, the study gathers data from a survey completed by 400 employees in Karachi, Pakistan, hailing from diverse banks. This analysis includes several techniques, including independent T-test, Excel, correlation, and chi-square analysis. The results of the study are characterized by significant differences in job satisfaction levels between the male and female respondents. An online survey created with Google Forms was used to gather data. Convenience sampling was used by the principal investigator to gather data by creating a link for the questionnaire that was then distributed. This study is exploratory, identifying people's impressions of gender-discriminating elements in addition to their degree of job satisfaction. In addition, Items from Section B of the questionnaire were added together to generate an independent variable of gender discrimination, and similarly items in Section C of the questionnaire were combined to create the dependent variable of job satisfaction, to explore the connection between the two variables.

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2024-03-08

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Ali, S. B. ., Mangi, R., & Atta, Z. (2024). A Comparative Study on the General Perception of Gender Discrimination and Job Satisfaction among Employees. Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies, 24(1), 195–215. Retrieved from https://socialsciencejournals.pjgs-ws.com/index.php/PJGS/article/view/751

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