Employee Satisfaction with Reference to Gender of the Boss

Author: Mahvish Latif

Supervisor: Ms. Shazia Khalid

Degree: M.Sc

Year: 2006-2008

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The current study was conducted to explore employee satisfaction with reference to Gender of the Boss. It was hypothesized that employees are more satisfied with the male bosses as compared to the female bosses. Cross sectional research design was used to conduct the present study. In order to collect the data purposive sampling technique was used. The data was collected through a self constructed, indigenous questionnaire based on the Two Factor theory of employee satisfaction. The sample of the current study was collected specifically from the city of Lahore. All the indicators of employee s’ satisfaction were drawn from there along with demographic questionnaire. t-test, ANOVA, Pearson product moment correlation were used for inferential analysis while descriptive statistics was also used for analysis of demographical information. The results indicated that employees are highly satisfied with the male bosses as compared to the female bosses.

Keywords: Employee Satisfaction, Gender of the Boss, Two Factor theory of employee satisfaction

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Corresponding Address: Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Email: chairperson@appsy.pu.edu.pk, Phone: 92-42-9231245

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