Happiness and job satisfaction: An empirical study in public sector undertaking

Satyabrata Tripathy, Fakir Mohan Sahoo


Happiness is viewed as a major positive organizational behavior construct. The present study tests the prediction
that happiness and job satisfaction are significantly interrelated. In addition to this objective, male and female
employees in an public sector undertaking are compared with respect to these variables. The predicted pattern of
interrelationship among variables is supported. However there is no significant group difference. The findings are
explained in the light of current conceptualizations of happiness and job satisfaction. Major implications are also
suggested for intervention programmes


happiness, job satisfaction, positive organizational behavior

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp.v9i01.11757


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