2. JOB SATISFACTION DEFINITION Job satisfaction can be defined as a response which cannot be seen but inferred to a situation. Job satisfaction shows our attitude towards the job and is associated with the outcomes and expectations. According to Locke, it is “a pleasurable or positive emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one’s job or job experience”. Job satisfaction is an outcome of employee’s perception of how well their job provides those things that are viewed as important.
The third category believes that many concepts and definitions of job satisfaction involve an evaluation process. Factors influencing job satisfaction of creating "job satisfaction" in a person is dependent on several factors together which lead to the achievement of the desired result. Lack of some of these factors may lead person to become dissatisfied with the job. Factors such as the amount of earnings the soul and the nature of work and its social status; prestige and reputation, enhance job safety, lack of role ambiguity, physical conditions, structure and organizational culture and communication with colleagues, according to the characteristics, performance evaluation, fit, flexible, innovative approach. Job satisfaction is a multi-dimensional attitude it is made up of attitude towards pay, promotion, relationship with co-workers, supervision, work conditions, benefits, contingent rewards, nature of work, communication, participation, performance evaluation system of the company etc.
Future GroJob satisfaction Job satisfaction describes hoe content an individual is with his or her job. The happier people are within their job, the more satisfied they are said to be. Job satisfaction is not the same as motivation or aptitude, although it is clearly linked. Job satisfaction has been defined as a pleasurable emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one’s job an affective reaction to one’s job and an attitude towards one’s job. History of job satisfaction: One of the biggest preludes to the study of job satisfaction was the Hawthorne studies.
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Background of the study Job satisfaction has been said to lead to qualitative and quantitative improvement in job performance (Ganguly, 2010). Therefore, it is important for organization to find factor that can lead to job satisfaction. In addition, according to Hasan Ali Al-Zu’bi, (2010), one of the key variables that impact the performance of organization is the employee’s job performance and satisfaction. Job satisfaction can be defined as the feelings of employees whether they like or dislike the different aspect of their job experiences in connection to previous experiences (Mohammad, Mumtazah, Jariah & Aminah, 2013). Meanwhile, Ganguly (2010) stated that job satisfaction involves a collection of numerous attitudes and feelings that refer to psychological disposition of people towards their jobs and how they feel about their work and also influence motivation and interest in work.
Bella’s: a case study in organizational behavior Ali Kareem Issa Daner Dlawar Anwar University Of Kurdistan Organizational Behavior Instructor: Dr. Natalia Danilovich December, 15, 2014 Give your understanding of job satisfaction and employee engagement, discuss/describe why each is important in organizational settings? First of all, "Job Satisfaction is a general expression of workers’ positive attitudes built up towards their jobs. "(Çelik, 2011, pp 2). In addition, job satisfaction is employee 's perception feelings about her/his job within the organization, also those feelings could be positive which means highly satisfied or negative which means highly dissatisfied. Job satisfaction occurs when employees consider the type of the
For instance, a certain company promises an employee $100 upon reaching performance targets or specific sales threshold (“The What and Why of Motivation,” n.d., p. 146). •Intrinsic motivation It refers to a form of motivation that is nurtured in one self, instead of being “dependent” on external considerations, such as money or other incentives, for good performance. It relies on self-satisfaction, enjoyment and positive emotions on the work or task that one does (“The What and Why of Motivation,” n.d., p. 146). •McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y This theory is formulated by Douglas McGregor. Theory X pertains to “a pessimistic view of employees,” in which they are not satisfied with their work, must be constantly “monitored,” and must be compensated or punished.
Bullying has frequently being associated with a stressful and negative working environment. Numerous work environmental and organisational factors can be considered to produce occupational stress which could possibly increase the risk of bullying or conflict among employees. A stressful working environment may result in interpersonal conflicts and peer bullying may be the outcome (Einarsen et al, 1994). Stress and frustration are also seen as causes of bullying and stress is often a result of poor organisation and management within the workplace. High levels of stress can result in managers taking out their stress on employees.
A. Functional Vs Dysfunctional Turnover: Functional turnover can be defined as “A turnover in which poor performers leave”. Functional turnover occurs when people leaving the firm are underperformers. This is common in large consulting, accounting and law firms that employ an "up or out" philosophy. Employees in such a company must develop and improve to move up in the ranks. Those who are unable to progress are let go.
Workers engaged in social project services have long been recognized as having an increased risk of burnout, which has been known to have negative consequences for the individual and their customers and the system they serve. Demographic factors (ie, age, years of service, level of education, departmental affiliation) and personality factors (adjustment, ambition, interpersonal sensitivity, orientation role, stress tolerance, and reliability) were examined for their relationship with burnout, as measured by the three subscales (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal fulfillment) Census Maslach Burnout – Human Services Survey (MBI-HSS). The results showed that the sample experienced officer’s significantly higher rates of burnout from these sampling officers in norming body, indicating a very high level of burnout within the sample population. Correlations were found between age and years of service, and interpersonal sensitivity workers’ and perceive the meaning of personal fulfillment. However, there are no relationships were found between burnout and other demographics (years of service, level of education, departmental affiliation) and personality variables (Adaptation, ambition, orientation role, stress tolerance, and reliability)
Work is an important aspect of most people’s lives. They perform work in exchange for monetary rewards, for example a salary, and non monetary rewards, for example psychological fulfillment. The nature of work itself is described as “the actual content of the job or work characteristics” (Benrazavi & Silong, 2013, P. 129). As the work environment changes, with the internationalization of business, new technologies, and new organizational practices, so does the nature of work. Today, there is no doubt that happiness at the workplace is important to the employees but to the employers as well (Fisher, 2010).