Job Satisfaction Case Study

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The BPO sector plays an essential role as keystone of the economic development of a country. This study attempts to evaluate job satisfaction of employees in different BPO companies. It focuses on the relative importance of job satisfaction factors and their impacts on the overall job satisfaction of employees. It also investigates the impacts of age, sex differences, work experience and Designation on the employee’s attitudes toward job Satisfaction. The result shows that Career path, rewards and recognition, employee’s appraisal and company’s policies are the most important factors contributing to job satisfaction. This study used empirical research methods to explore the relation between these factors. Through this we find a positive relationship…show more content…
In other words, it is an affective reaction to a job that results from the comparison of perceived outcomes with those that are desired (Kam, 1998). Shortly, job satisfaction describes the feelings, attitudes or preferences of individuals regarding work (Chen, 2008). Furthermore, it is the degree to which employees enjoy their jobs (McCloskey and McCain, 1987). And also, it is possible to see a number of theories developed to understand its nature in literature. Vroom (1964), need/ value fulfillment theory, states that job satisfaction is negatively related to the discrepancy between individual needs and the extent to which the job supplies these needs. On the other hand, Porter and Lawler (1968) collect the influences on job satisfaction in two groups of internal and external satisfactory factors. According to them, internal satisfactory factors are related the work itself (such as feeling of independence, feeling of achievement, feeling of victory, self-esteem, feeling of control and other similar feeling obtained from work), whereas external satisfactory factors are not directly related to work itself (such as good relationships with colleagues, high salary, good welfare and utilities). So, the influences on job satisfaction can be also divided into work-related and employee-related factors (Glisson and Durick, 1988). Job satisfaction has been the most frequently investigated variable in organizational behavior (Spector, 1997). Many workers, however, are satisfied in even the least prestigious jobs. That is, they simply like what they do. In any case, job satisfaction is as individual as one’s feelings or state of mind. Job satisfaction can be influenced by a variety of factors, for example, the quality of one’s relationship with their supervisor, the quality of the physical environment in which they work, the degree of fulfillment in their

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