International Journal of Financial Management and Economics
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2019)
Antecedents of job satisfaction: Study among banking employees of southern province, Sri Lanka
Ranmali KTAY, Thalgaspitiya UK and Hettiarachchi WN
In this competitive business world, job satisfaction plays a challenging role for success and it is one of the foremost issues in developing country as Sri Lanka. Job satisfaction focuses on all the feelings of an individual regarding his/her job. This study is aimed at getting a manifested view of the antecedents (i.e., pay, relationship with superiors, relationship with co-workers, opportunities for promotion and working condition) of job satisfaction among banking employees within Southern Province Sri Lanka. Data obtained from a randomly selected sample of 354 employees by using a structured questionnaire and analyzed through regression analysis. The findings of the study have depicted that all five antecedents were positively and significantly impact on job satisfaction. Further a major conclusion has drawn as working conditions has the highest influential power on job satisfaction followed by opportunities for promotions. This study contributes to literature in the field of human resource management, organizational behaviors and banking industry which will help to enhance employees’ job satisfaction.