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Impact of job satisfaction on employee turnover: an empirical study of autonomous medical institutions of Pakistan

Vol. 7, No 1, 2014


Alamdar Hussain Khan

University of the Punjab,

Lahore, Pakistan.

Impact of job satisfaction on employee turnover:

An empirical study of Autonomous Medical Institutions of Pakistan

Muhammad Aleem

University of the Punjab,

Lahore, Pakistan

Received: January, 2014

1st Revision: April, 2014

Accepted: May, 2014


ABSTRACT. The Health sector in the Pakistan is facing many problems to provide the Health facilities to the masses spread over the country. The most challenging problem is the shortage of Doctor’s as compared to the population. Most of the professional Doctor’s prefers to serve in the abroad instead to serve in Pakistan. There are the many determinants of turnover in the Health Department. The objective of this study is to investigate the factors such as Pay, Promotion, Job Safety and Security, Nature of the Work that effect the job satisfaction level and that are the cause of turnover of employee’s in the Autonomous Medical Health Institutions in the Pakistan. The factors of job satisfaction are such as Pay, Promotion, Job Safety and Security, Nature of the Work. The sample of the research is consist of 200 doctors, nurses, administrative and accounts staff working in Autonomous Medical Health institutions in the Punjab. Out of total 270 Questionnaires distributed in the Autonomous Medical Institutions of the Punjab 200 were received back and used for analysis. For data analysis/results

the SPSS 20.0 is used.


DOI: 10.14254/2071-8330.2014/7-1/11

JEL Classification: J63, J28

Keywords: Turnover, job satisfaction, Medical Institutions, Pakistan, doctors