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Abstract

The present research was designed to explore the relationship of personality types; (a) Type A and B, and (b) locus of control affecting job satisfaction. A sample of 300 lecturers randomly selected from eight departments of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Bahauddin Zakaryia University Multan, Pakistan, completed Anjum Khalique Type A Behavior Pattern Scale (Anjum & Khalique, 1991), Personal Efficacy Scale (Paulhus, 1983) and General Job Satisfaction Questionnaire (Hackman & Oldham, 1976). Results indicated that employees with a combination of personality traits of type B behavior pattern and internal locus of control report more satisfaction with their jobs than employees with type A behavior pattern and external locus of control.

Keywords

Type A behavior pattern, Type B behavior pattern, Locus of control, Job satisfaction

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Published Online

March 02, 2021

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