Agneš Slavić
Julija Avakumović

Faculty of Economics, Segedinski put 9-11, Subotica, Serbia

2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2018 – Graz, Austria, November 8, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-13-4


The higher education is an important factor of the development of each society. The success of the higher education significantly depends on the job satisfaction of the teachers working there. The cognitive, affective and behavioral reaction of employees – teachers in higher education influences their educational and research work and therefore the success of their students, institutions and society as a whole. The aim of the human resource management (HRM) activities is to achieve the organization’s strategic objectives and the satisfaction of its employees in the same time. The role of HRM in the higher education is to implement adequate techniques for the recruitment and selection of candidates, for the training and development of employees and to design compensation system regarding internal and external equity in order to increase employee satisfaction. The aim of this paper is to present the main causes of employee satisfaction of teachers in higher education and effective measures and HRM techniques to increase the job satisfaction of employees in higher education – based on literature review.

Key words

job satisfaction, higher education, staffing, training and development, compensation system


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