Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Measuring Human Resource Management Practices and Job Satisfaction of Librarians in Jammu & Kashmir
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This paper attempts to examine the impact of Human Resource Management (HRM) practices on the Job Satisfaction of Librarians in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). On basis of the literature review, it is hypothesized that a positive perception among librarians regarding the HRM practices helps in developing a sense of satisfaction among them regarding their jobs. The hypothesised relationship is tested though regression analysis by using data from libraries of seven universities of J&K. The findings suggest that perception of employees regarding the HRM practices positively impacts their job satisfaction. It is recommended that university library management should continue to promote values such as improved employee recognition, good leadership style and improved human resource management practices that would increase job satisfaction and productivity of its workforce.