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Impact of Organizational Culture on the Indian I.T Workforce's Job Satisfaction and Stress: Qualitative Report from SMEs operating in Trivandruam

Sreekumaran Nair, Sree Lekshmi and Sommerville, Steve (2017): Impact of Organizational Culture on the Indian I.T Workforce's Job Satisfaction and Stress: Qualitative Report from SMEs operating in Trivandruam. Published in: International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences , Vol. 7, No. 2 (20 February 2017): pp. 237-246.

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Abstract

The qualitative paper investigates the impact of organisational culture on the job satisfaction of employees working in the small and medium size I.T firms operating in the south of India. The paper undertakes the application of Denison’s model for exploring the organisational culture and Spector JSS survey to examine employees' job satisfaction through 5 points Likert Scale. This exploratory study targeted 400 employees in the 30 different organisations however 280 participated in this study. For data analysis mainly MS Excel Integrated package was used for the purpose of labelling, coding, and percentages. The results indicates that organisational culture has a significant positive impact on the employees' job satisfaction. It drives them in determining organisational goals as well strengthen strategic direction to the organisation. Additionally, learning culture enhance employees' commitment and career growth chances. However, it is evident that females have higher job satisfaction in contrast to males. Despite, there is high level of satisfaction evident but it is also found that reward and promotion increase job satisfaction among lower level staff while organisational culture has direct relationship with stress.

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