Job Satisfaction Paper

Essay by momoconeUniversity, Bachelor'sA, September 2010

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Team Assignment: Job Satisfaction

Monique Cone, Amanda Allard, Nicole Jackson, Natalia Cruz, Adriel Montalvan


August 9, 2010

Antonio Borrello


Job Satisfaction

Job satisfaction is someone that is happy with the job they have. The happier he/she is with their job, the more satisfied he/she is. People always like to compare job satisfaction with motivation, but they are not the same. The two issues are linked together though. To enhance your job satisfaction you must be able to have job enrichment, job enlargement and job rotation. Also some employees have job satisfaction because some companies were proactive and aware of human nature and some believed in democracy, organizational flexibility, diversity, and providing opportunities to all employees. They promoted both degreed and non-degreed employees and met employee's needs with ample benefits, including: high matching 401k benefits, sufficient salaries, concierge services, tuition reimbursement, and sabbatical for employees whose educational programs require internships or residency, and various services to meet employee needs.

The flexibility allows employee to develop new duties, like revising or creating manuals to keep them motivated, as the management would allow employee because of health issues, and as a means to keep things interesting. The employee also found that being cross-training, training on computer software, and in other departments, or taking continuing education classes to maintain job satisfaction and elevate their interests and motivation at the company which provided everything else the employee desired. Job satisfaction is not just what a company can do for the employee but the mindset that the employee has coming into the job. Whether it was a stepping stone in their career or just a job they had to take to make ends meet at home.

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