Factors determinant of career happiness in Oman banking sector

SA Journal of Human Resource Management

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Title Factors determinant of career happiness in Oman banking sector
Creator Awashreh, Raed A. Omri, Imen
Subject human resource management; employment relations; happiness career happiness; happiness factors; employees performance; banking sector; Oman
Description Orientation: The concept of happiness at work has attracted increasing interest, and research shows that employee performance does not only depend on skills and abilities. Job satisfaction or career happiness also plays an important role. When employees are satisfied with their careers, they are more likely to be motivated, engaged and committed to their work, which leads to better performance.Research purpose: To investigate the factors that determine the career happiness of employees who are working in the banking sector in Oman, and identify the factors that influence career happiness.Motivation for the study: Career happiness in Oman’s banking sector is a crucial and new topic. This study aims to identify causes and improve performance for researchers and practitioners.Research approach/design and method: The study relies on quantitative methods, using a survey gathered electronically from 144 respondents from different banks operating in Oman. The survey has eight major aspects with questions for each aspect. Data are analysed using various statistical methods, including descriptive analysis, independent sample tests, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and multiple comparisons.Main findings: The study found that line manager and colleagues are the top factors influencing career happiness, followed by working days, work environment, job security and financial incentives. No differences were found on gender or educational level.Practical/managerial implications: This research explores factors influencing career happiness in the banking sector, providing insights for managers to create a positive work environment, boosting employee performance and contributing to the growth and success of the Oman banking sector.Contribution/Value-add: This study provides specific determinant factors affecting the career happiness of employees working in banking sectors in Oman. Both human resources researchers and practitioners could benefit from the research findings.
Publisher AOSIS
Date 2024-02-29
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion — Quantitative Approach; Survey
Format text/html application/epub+zip text/xml application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/sajhrm.v22i0.2384
Source SA Journal of Human Resource Management; Vol 22 (2024); 10 pages 2071-078X 1683-7584
Language eng
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Coverage Oman 23rd century-2023 above 20; women; men; Omani-Arabs
Rights Copyright (c) 2024 Raed A. Awashreh, Imen Omri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0