Impact of Training on Job Satisfaction among Managers

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  • Department of Studies in Commerce University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore-570 006, Karnataka ,IN
  • Department of Management Studies Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam-686 666, Kerala ,IN



Training, Job Satisfaction, Managers.
Personnel Management & Training


The aim of this paper is to study the impact of training on job satisfaction among managers. The study has covered a sample of four hundred and fifty-five managers from one hundred forty manufacturing and service organisations having well defined training programmes spread across India. Primary data were collected by administering research instrument on training inputs and job satisfaction. The main conclusion emerged from the study include acquisition of knowledge, changing of attitude and development of skills were the main objectives and expectations from the training programme. Actual benefits received from the training programmes correlated with the objectives and expectations from the training programme. The study found that, among the hygiene factors, security was the major source of dissatisfaction, followed by supervision, working condition, co-workers and pay and among the motivators, recognition and achievement were the major sources of satisfaction, followed by promotion. Job satisfaction level among managers was positively correlated with number of days of training programmes attended by them.


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Mahadevappa, B., & George, M. (2012). Impact of Training on Job Satisfaction among Managers. SDMIMD Journal of Management, 3(1), 25–36.