The job satisfaction of English academics and their intentions to quit academe
Labor and Demography from University Library of Munich, Germany
This paper considers the job satisfaction of academics using a detailed dataset of over two thousand academics from ten English higher education institutions. The results of our analysis suggest that one would be wrong to consider one single measure of job-satisfaction. Academics appear to be considering three separate sets of elements of their jobs, namely the pecuniary factors (both the salary and the ability to earn money from additional work. We also consider the influence of these elements of job satisfaction on their intentions to leave the sector.
Keywords: Satisfaction; academics; turnover; comparison income (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C25 J28 J63 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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