Job Satisfaction among Employees in a Manufacturing Company in North Malaysia


  • Zahayu Md Yusof Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Masnita Misiran
  • Nurul Hanis Harun


job satisfaction, gender, marital status, respondent age, working experience


Job satisfaction is among the stringent challenge faced by managers, in particular to manage employees. Previous studies have demonstrated unusually large impact on job satisfaction especially on the motivation of workers. As the level of motivation has an impact on productivity, it will affect the performance of business organizations. Thus, the goal of this study is to determine the significance difference in job satisfaction between male and female, single and married, ages and experiences in group of respondents by using the independent t-test and ANOVA. The result showed that there is a significance difference between male and female worker, and between single and married workers. The finding shows significance different when ages of groups of respondent were considered and no significance different in a group of worker that is based on experience. This article aims to provide medium among employers and employees to find common ground for the satisfaction level to ensure a harmony environment of working.



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Md Yusof, Z., Misiran, M., & Harun, N. H. (2014). Job Satisfaction among Employees in a Manufacturing Company in North Malaysia. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 2(1). Retrieved from