bcom 6 - Job Satisfaction What is job satisfaction? Job...

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Job Satisfaction
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What is job satisfaction? Job satisfaction is a pleasurable emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one’s job or job experiences. It represents how you feel about your job and what you think about your job. 49 percent of Americans are satisfied with their jobs, down from 58 percent a decade ago. Job satisfaction is strongly correlated with life satisfaction
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Slide 4-3 Life Satisfaction Job satisfaction is strongly related to life satisfaction , or the degree to which employees feel a sense of happiness with their lives. People feel better about their lives when they feel better about their jobs Increases in job satisfaction have a stronger impact on life satisfaction than do increases in salary or income.
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What are values, and how do they affect job satisfaction? Values are things that people consciously or subconsciously want to seek or attain. According to value-percept theory, job satisfaction depends on whether you perceive that your job supplies those things that you value. At a general level, employees are satisfied when their job provides the things that they value.
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Slide 4-5 Critical Psychological States Meaningfulness of work reflects the degree to which work tasks are viewed as something that “counts” in the employee’s system of philosophies
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