Organizational Climate (OC) as Employees’ Satisfier: Empirical Evidence from Pharmaceutical Sector

Zulfqar Ahmad Lee, Zafar Ahmad, Ishfaq Ahmed, Muhammad Musarrat Nawaz


The satisfaction of employees with organizational climate is predictor of better performance. Organizational
climate is having direct bearing on employees’ satisfaction. The satisfaction of employees with organizational
climate enhances positive organizational outcomes: efficiency, productivity, organizational commitment and
cohesiveness of coworkers while it reduces negative outcomes: turnover, deviant behavior at work, absenteeism
and stealing of company property. This study is conducted to measure the satisfaction of middle managers with
organizational climate in pharmaceutical sector of Pakistan. A questionnaire survey was conducted to collect the
response. 66 organizations were selected through cluster sampling technique, from four major cities of Pakistan,
out of the total 66 companies (51 local and 15 multinational organizations). Out of these organizations 246
middle level managers were surveyed (170 from local companies and 70 from multinationals). The majority of
them were male, having university degrees, with age less than or equal to 35 years. The results reveal that in
majority of the managers were satisfied with organizational climate in both local and multinational organizations.
Respondents from multinational organizations were found to be more satisfied then the respondents from local
companies. Detailed results are discussed in findings section.

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International Journal of Business and Management   ISSN 1833-3850 (Print)   ISSN 1833-8119 (Online)

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