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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (886) Last page : (889)
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The Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Other Job Related Factors of KVK Subject Matter Specialists

Akshata Ramannanavar1* and Shobha Nagnur2

1 Ph.D. Scholar, 2 Professor and Head,
Department of Extension and Communication Management, College of Community Science,
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author E-mail:
Received: 1.11.2018 | Revised: 5.12.2018 | Accepted: 13.12.2018  



Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has created a network of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) aiming at assessment, refinement and demonstrations of technology in their respective districts. The present study was undertaken to study the job satisfaction and other job related factors of the SMSs. This study was conducted in 31 KVKs of Karnataka state. A questionnaire prepared in the light of the objectives was mailed to all the SMS in the state, to which 120 SMSs responded. Collected data was subjected to appropriate statistical analysis. The study revealed that majority of the SMSs had high level of job satisfaction and 71.66 per cent of SMSs had medium level of job involvement. Majority of the SMSs had medium level of achievement motivation and organizational commitment (57.50%) (67.50%) respectively. Fifty per cent of the SMSs expressed organizational climate as favorable for them. The study further revealed that achievement motivation, organizational commitment and experience in the present post had positive and significant correlation with job satisfaction of SMSs.

Key words: Job satisfaction, Job involvement, Achievement motivation, Organizational commitment, Organizational climate.

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Cite this article: Ramannanavar, A. and Nagnur, S., The Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Other Job Related Factors of Kvk Subject Matter Specialists, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 886-889 (2018). doi: