An investigation into job satisfaction in the industrial sector in the Kuwaiti economy.
This study represents an inquiry into job satisfaction of employees working
in private firms in Kuwaiti manufacturing sector. A survey was conducted to collect
information on a number of issues relating to job satisfaction. The survey results
were subjected to multivariate statistical analysis
The technique of factor analysis was used to analyze the relationships
among the interrelated variables affecting job satisfaction. The principal component
method, with varimax rotation, is utilized to reduce the large number of explanatory
variables to a few underlying factors.
A two-group discriminant analysis was used to find out whether
there are any significant demographic differences among the Kuwaiti nationals and
the expatriates in their views of job satisfaction. Factor scores were used as
predictive variables in the discriminant analysis.