The Impact of Organizational Culture Types on the Job Satisfaction of Employees

Maham Fatima
2016 Sukkur IBA Journal of Management and Business  
The study focused on investigating the impact of organizational culture types on the job satisfaction of employees. The study was based on four cultural types named as clan, adhocracy, market, and hierarchy culture. The empirical investigation was conducted by data collection from 11 organizations of Rawalpindi and Islamabad with the help of questionnaire based on five points Likert scale. The famous organizational culture model adopted from research of (S. K. Cameron, & Freeman, J. S., 1991)
more » ... man, J. S., 1991) which incorporated clan, adhocracy, market and hierarchy cultures were utilized to test hypotheses against job satisfaction. The study was based on collection of data from entrepreneurial organizations and it was interesting to note that all the four type of cultures were prevailing in the same nature of the organizations. The study was conducted in order to cater with the discrepancies found in the literature. The Asian cultural studies depict contradictory phenomena as compared to the Western studies and this study added to the literature by showing that being Asian country the results match with the studies conducted in Western settings. The study suggests that culture types strongly impact the job satisfaction of employees. Employees working under clan and adhocracy culture were satisfied with their jobs. While those working under hierarchy and market cultures were dissatisfied with their jobs. The findings of the study are not just significant for academic purposes but are also critical for managers in determining the employee job satisfaction.
doi:10.30537/sijmb.v3i1.135 fatcat:uvr5j5gjlvfdjfzz2tf42gffpy