RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TYPES OF REWARDS AND JOB SATISFACTION OF EMPLOYEES: EVIDENCE FROM KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWAH

Qamar Abbas, Muhammad Asad Khan, Jawad Hussain

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The main objectives of this research study were to gauge the
prevailing level of job satisfaction amongst employees. Furthermore to find an association among the levels of rewards (task significance, task involvement, task autonomy, organizational rewards, social rewards) and job satisfaction of employee’s doing jobs in private sector organizations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwah. 240 employees of five private sector universities and eight private sector banks participated in this study. A Cronbach’s Alpha, Multiple Regression and Pearson Correlation are used to test the proposed hypothesis.
The findings reveal that there exists significant and positive
association between job satisfaction and rewards (task involvement, task autonomy and task significance). The results show that job satisfaction is insignificantly associated with organizational rewards and social rewards. The findings of this research and their implication for future research are also discussed.

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