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. In addition, the book summarizes the findings concerning how people feel about workùincluding coverage of cultural and gender differences in job satisfaction. Possible reasons for job satisfactionùboth personal and organizationalùare explored as well. The book concludes with a discussion of the potential consequences of job satisfaction and dissatisfaction.
Those using this volume for study or classroom purposes will particularly appreciate the extensive list of references and the Job Satisfaction Survey included in the Appendix. Job Satisfaction is written for professionals and students in business, management, organization studies, human resources, industrial psychology and public administration.