The researcher was more motivated and self-esteemed regarding the research title as she has been working for nearly 2 years within the case studied organization. Productivity is simply the amount of units of a product or service that an employee handles in a defined time frame Gillikin, 2011. Monitor and strengthen areas that foster it. And when , employees will be far more likely to generate innovative ideas more often. From these results it could be concluded that the impact of majority of job satisfaction factors on organisational performance existed. The availability of diverse job satisfaction measurements means those intending to measure this concept have the option of choosing a particular measure which best fits their purpose.
How to measure the level of job satisfaction The researcher thinks that to measure the level of job satisfaction, it is require to provide some appropriate definitions of job satisfaction because it is very complex issue to measure the level of job satisfaction within an organization. Publication period Last 10 years. Employees are just now feeling relief from the recent recession that caused workers everywhere to feel job insecurity. Most of the job satisfaction factors were connected to four indicators of organisational performance. Findings revealed that demographic variables and scores on the five commonly used personality traits including, openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism together accounted for a significant portion of job satisfaction.
The relationship between employee satisfaction and organisational performance: Evidence from a South African government department. Keeping score: using the right metrics to drive world-class performance. This avoids having discrepancy between the original and the translated version, which can affect the meaning of the measure; either due to a lack of compatible vocabulary or because of poor translation. This post will provide a clear definition of variables within such a model, justify how each variable is related, and conclude with a discussion about future research considerations or immediate practical applications. There are several factors that affect the individual needs, values and expectations within the organization can be used to evaluate the level of satisfaction of that employee Sempane et al.
Like this, several sources and strategies have been used to explore and investigate all relevant research works in accordance with this research project. Reasons for the selection of research topic job satisfaction and work performance of employees within an organization Rationale in relation to- Explanation of the rationale for selection Individual perspective The researcher will be able to apply and implement knowledge and understanding about the business and administration management, focusing on human resource management into practical life in future. This number is the highest level of satisfaction in 10 years. In addition, the extent to which work outcomes meet or exceed expectations may determine the level of job satisfaction. These results were in accordance to the results presented in Table which additionally supported the assertion about the impact of job satisfaction on organisational performance.
Academy of Management Journal , 38, 635— 672. Forming natural work units that enhances task identity and task significance; c. These factors influence employee satisfaction. In recent times, due to changes in organizational management approaches such as changes in organizational structures and cultures because of competitiveness in the market in which they are operating its business, leading to focus on the job satisfaction and performance of the employees within the organization. Academy of Management Review , 5, 415— 429. There was only limited communication and information share among the employees and the management personnel within the organization. Consequently, the weak correlation between job satisfaction and organisational performance in both directions could be explained by narrowed performance measurement.
These include- research philosophy, research approach, data collection methods, alternative research methods, data analysis tools and techniques, consideration of ethical issues in research methods, advantages of used research methods, limitations associated with used research methods and how to minimize those limitations, and overall reflection on the research methodology etc. This is logical, considering that organisational success is something that workers generally have no opportunity to concretely realise, or directly feel the positive effects of. Employees need to be able to trust those who have been placed in a position of authority. Conclusion In this chapter some of the major issues and concepts such as research background, research aims, research objectives, research questions, theoretical framework, reasons for selecting research topic, overall limitations within the research project etc. Finally, the importance of understanding attitudes is apparent but not clear.
In educational settings, there have been numerous studies conducted on job satisfaction in medical schools and higher educational institutions. Pilot study and pilot testing: According to Maxwell 2005 , pilot study and testing helps a student to design the dissertation research thorough improving skills and competencies in conducting interviews, survey and to improve knowledge and understanding about the research topic. They might find the work interesting and challenging, but if they worry too much about job security or think they can be paid more at a different company, they will not be satisfied. Focus on health and medical, , defined contribution plans, defined benefit pension plans, , and family friendly benefits. They want to bring their whole selves to work every day and develop meaningful relationships with other whole human beings. Retrieved 2 March 2013, from: Judge, T. Ryan, Schmitt, and Johnson Ryan, A.
Thus, the selection of this research topic i. The relationship between satisfaction, attitudes, and performance: An organizational level analysis. This positive reinforcement would then serve as an incentive to further enhance on their job performance. Interestingly, a twin based study examined 34 twins whom had been raised independently of one another. Use the to highlight gaps in skills and to plan for specific skill development. Investigating the strategic influence of customer and employee satisfaction on firm financial performance.
The performance measurement revolution: Why now and what next? Relationship between job satisfaction and work performance This is an important area of research because job satisfaction is correlated to enhanced job performance, positive work values, high levels of employee motivation, and lower rates of absenteeism, turnover and burnout Begley and Czajka, 1993; and Tharenou, 1993. The most common ethical issues that should be followed and maintained by the researcher include- honesty, integrity, acknowledgment, confidentiality, objectivity, fairness, etc. Employees that are satisfied with life in general tend to be more satisfied at work. However, what makes an employee satisfied is still at question. In addition, Saunders et al. Whether or not an employee is satisfied is dependent on the motivator factors.