Volume : 4, Issue : 5, MAY 2018




This study examined the relationship between communication behavior and job satisfaction of school teachers in vellore district. Normative survey methods of research participant were 100 school teachers randomly selected from various schools in vellore district. The research instrument used for data collections was communication behavior and job satisfaction developed by S. Sathiyagirirajan tested at 0.05 and 0.01 level of significance. The finding indicated that there exist a positive relationship between communication behavior and job satisfaction of school teachers. There exist significant impact with respect to gender, type of management, teaching experience, and there is no significant impact on location, teachers qualification, and teachers age on their communication behavior and job satisfaction of the school teachers.


Communication Behavior, Job Satisfaction, Normative Method, Survey, Hypothses, Teachers.

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