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The Relationship of Job Satisfaction, Job Stress, Mental Health of Government and Non-Government Employees of Bangladesh

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The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship of job satisfaction, job stress and mental health on government and non-government employees. It was believed that there will have a significant difference between government and non-government employees in case of various job related factors. These factors affect job performance of employees. In this context it was important to know how job satisfaction, job stress and mental health differ in terms of types of jobs. Subjects in the study were 100 employees, 50 government and 50 non-government employees. Job Satisfaction Scale, Occupational Stress Index and General Health Questionnaire were used as data collection tools. Data were analyzed by using means, Pearson Product Moment Correlation and ANOVA test. The study found that there is a significant positive correlation between job stress and types of job (r = .282, P < .01). Significant job stress was found in case of non-government employees, because, they feel less job security and high work load. Significant negative correlation was found between job satisfaction and sex (r = ?.204, P < .05).Female employees were less satisfied than male employees with their lower level jobs having with a lower payment and as well as due to less social security.

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Nahar, L. , Hossain, A. , Rahman, A. & Bairagi, A. (2013). The Relationship of Job Satisfaction, Job Stress, Mental Health of Government and Non-Government Employees of Bangladesh. Psychology, 4, 520-525. doi: 10.4236/psych.2013.46074.

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