Impact of Prevailing HRM Practices on Job Satisfaction: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Higher Educational Institutions in India

  •  Sayeeduzzafar Qazi    
  •  Vikram Jeet    


A sound HRM system can be generated through the effective HRM practices. HRM practices refer to all activities that are directed towards the management of human resources and the employment of the resources for fulfillment of desired organizational objectives. Job satisfaction “as summation of employees feelings in four important areas namely, job, management, personal adjustment and social relations”. The present study was conducted on 526 faculty members randomly drawn of Government and Private affiliated higher educational institutions of India using questionnaire method. The results indicates that faculty member of government higher educational institutes has a moderate level of satisfaction with the overall HRM practices. Employees were more satisfied with training, teamwork and employee participation and satisfied to small extent with performance appraisal and compensations. The study also revealed that there is no significant difference between the government and private educational institution’s faculty scores on all HRM practices. A significant positive correlation has been obtained among the job satisfaction with the dimensions of the human resources management in both government and private higher educational institution’s faculty members.

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