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Examining job satisfaction
Jonathan H. Westover
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Jonathan H. Westover|
|LC Classifications||HF5549.5.J63 E885 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 515 p. :|
|Number of Pages||515|
|ISBN 10||9781863358255, 9781863358262|
|LC Control Number||2010037285|
Job satisfaction is a measure of how content someone is with various aspects of their work. Consider Josephine: she works in a biscuit factory in Melbourne. She works full time, Monday to Friday from 7am to 4pm and is often so exhausted that she does not have the energy to do much after work. This book explores how psychological empowerment can influence and enhance job satisfaction. The authors argue that in today’s working climate the wellbeing and involvement of employees is of utmost importance to any company’s overall success and that management techniques like empowerment are the most effective means of achieving this goal.
Research examining the relationship between job satisfaction and job performance has been conducted since at least as early as (e. g., Brody, ) and methodology utilized has varied greatly. Some researchers used established scales to measure job satisfaction, while some developed their own. The most widely accepted theory of job satisfaction was proposed by Locke (), who defined job satisfaction as “a pleasurable or positive emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one’s job or job experiences” (Locke, , p).
This paper examines the influence of perceived organizational support and perceived supervisor support on employee life satisfaction. Structural equation modelling on data from nurses from two Chinese hospitals revealed that job satisfaction fully mediated the relationship between perceived organizational support and life satisfaction. In contrast, perceived supervisor support had a Cited by: Examining Job Satisfaction and Career Motivating Factors of Female Sport Media Professionals Sharon Melissa Hutton University of Tennessee - Knoxville, [email protected] This Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the Graduate School at Trace: Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange. It has been.
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Examining Job Satisfaction: Causes, Outcomes, and Comparative Differences (Organization)Format: Paperback. Job satisfaction is defined as the pleasurable emotional state of an employee regarding job duties (Sarwar & Khalid, ).
Job satisfaction is defined as an emotional response to individual’s task similar to the social and physical conditions of the workplace (Wulandari, Mangundjaya, & Utoyo, ).Cited by: 6. Job satisfaction is a feeling of contentment, a journey arising out of the interplay of the employers expectations and employee’s positive and negative feelings toward his work.
Many aspects of job satisfaction depend on what each individual person feels is important. This book aims to explore and understand the term job : Emmanuel Aoudi Chance. Job satisfaction for all workers, including health workers, is a very important parameter that influences productivity and quality within companies.
Previous studies have shown that job satisfaction depends not only on the nature of the work, but. Research on historically Black college and universities (HBCUs) as institutions of higher education is limited. There is even less scholarship that brings forth an understanding of student affairs at these institutions.
A gap in the higher education, student affairs, residence life, and job satisfaction literature suggested a need for research on residence life professionals at : Evingerlean Denise Blakney. A highlight of this book is the interviews with individuals in various jobs and experiencing various degrees of job satisfaction.
The interviews represent workers from all walks of life to provide an understanding of job satisfaction in line positions, management, and senior management positions. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 47 () â€“ Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. HÃ¼seyin Uzunboylu doi: / CY-ICER Examining job satisfaction burnout and reality shock amongst newly graduated nurses Ayse Caliskan a*, Yasemin Akbal Ergun b a Expert Nurse Cited by: 8.
Job Satisfaction among Non-Academic Employees at a University tion of Herzberg’s book The Motivation to Work (), in which inter-views with engineers and accountants were outlined. Subjects were FIG. 1 Model for assessing job satisfaction. EXAMINING HERZBERG’S THEORY File Size: KB.
To improve the rate of teacher retention, administrators should focus on teacher job satisfaction sincea highly positive correlation exists between teachers’ job satisfaction and retention (Perrachione, Rosser, & Petersen, ; Wang, Hall, & Rahimi, ). The challenge, however, is improve teacherto s’ job satisfaction.
Specifically, what. Examining Differences between Millennial and All Employee Levels of Job Satisfaction and Importance and Satisfaction with the Immediate Supervisor Relationship David W. Hays, D.P.A., SPHR Biomedical Informatics Program, College of Osteopathic Medicine Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
[email protected] Size: KB. Job satisfaction is closely linked to that individual's behaviour in the work place (Davis et al.,). Job satisfaction is a worker’s sense of achievement and sucess on the job. It is generally perceived to be directly linked to productitivty as well as to personal well-being.
Job satisfaction implies doing a job one. (). Examining transformational leadership, job satisfaction, organizational commitment and organizational trust in Turkish hospitals: public servants versus private sector employees. The International Journal of Human Resource Management: Vol.
26, No. 9, pp. Cited by: Ensuring job satisfaction is important for employers as it can reduce absenteeism and staff turnover and save costs on recruitment and retraining.
The reason for losing interest in one's job can be the work's routine character, conflicts with other employees or the supervisors, or inadequate pay. Employees' job satisfaction is related to employee perception, thinking and perceived work (Spector, ). Job satisfaction is a pleasing emotional state that is ensured by assessing the work and work experience (Locke, b).
When employee satisfaction File Size: 1MB. Re-examining the causal direction between job satisfaction and organizational commitment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Miami, FL.
Google ScholarCited by: Job satisfaction therefore is a measurement of job and work expectations and not just an overall holistic attitudinal manifestation. The concept of job satisfaction is multifaceted hence a number of theories are advanced to explain what it means and how the theories could be applied to.
Examining the Job Search-Turnover Relationship: The Role of Embeddedness, Job Satisfaction, and Available Alternatives.
This study examined factors that may help explain under what conditions employee job search effort may most strongly (or weakly) predict subsequent turnover. As predicted, the job search-turnover relationship was stronger when employees had lower levels of job embeddedness and job satisfaction Cited by: commitment, job satisfaction and job performance.
To examine the effect between training and employee’s work commitment, job satisfaction and performance. To determine the degree of effect on each dimension of training on the employee’s work commitment, job satisfaction and performance.
To look into the attitudes of the managementCited by: 4. Job Satisfaction is the most frequently studied variable in organizational behavior research. This new book provides an overview of the vast literature on this topic. The nature of job satisfaction is discussed along with techniques for assessing job satisfaction including existing scales and new instruments.5/5(1).
A multivariate linear regression was used to examine job satisfaction and factors related to supervisory and organizational support adjusting for relevant covariates. Job satisfaction is the degree to which people like their jobs.
In other words, it refers to a subjective evaluation that the worker makes of her own job, either in its entirety or with respect to.- Examining Job Satisfaction: Causes, Outcomes, and Comparative Differences (Organization) by Jonathan H. Westover Stay safe and healthy.
Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.Purpose-In this study, work engagement and job satisfaction variables; two positive constructs related with employees attitudes to work; and their associations with employee related outcomes such as performance and intention to quit were analysed via.