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Job Satisfaction around the Academic World

Bentley, P. J., Coates, H., Dobson, I. R., Goedegebuure, L., & Meek, V. L. (Eds.). Job Satisfaction around the Academic World. Springer, London, 2012. ISBN:  978-94-007-5434-8. Pages: 267.

This book examines the topic of job satisfaction among academics and looks at how changes in the higher education sector have come to influence different factors related to job satisfaction. The book provides a literature review on job satisfaction in higher education, followed by country-based chapters presenting different dimensions related to job satisfaction across a wide variety of countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, South Africa and the United Kingdom. The authors also examine factors associated with job satisfaction in a cross-country comparative perspective.