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Satisfacción laboral en enfermeras de la atención primaria municipio Pinar del Rio, 2009
Hernández Ledesma,Yunia; Aguirre Raya,Dalila A; Díaz Díaz,Bárbara; Curbelo,Juan Carlos;
Revista Habanera de Ciencias M??dicas , 2010,
Abstract: the nursing profession, given the conditions in which the work of the nurse unfolds: in close contact with people in pain, the long-hour shifts, and the diverse gamut of functions that he/she is in charge of, is not the most favorable to develop work satisfaction. the objective of the study was to determine the level of work satisfaction of the nursing human resources who work at the primary health care. a descriptive study that permitted the analysis of the degree of satisfaction of nurses with their work, was carried out. the universe was comprised of all the nursing human resources who work at the primary health care in the municipality of pinar del río, cuba for a grand total of 780 nurses. for the selection of the sample a probabilistic random stratified sample was used. the strata corresponded with the level or qualification obtained, and the randomized sample choice for each subject. a probabilistic sample of n=160 nurses was taken, which guaranteed an approximate precision of 5%. at the empirical level a survey/questionnaire for measuring work satisfaction was used. for the statistical analysis of the results the spss program version 11.0, the chi square was used so as to establish the association between variables. it could be verified that the nursing personnel is moderately satisfied. the study offers a diagnosis of work satisfaction among nurses at the primary health care.
Making Work Volition to Predict Job Satisfaction of Faculty Members in Higher Educational Institutes  [PDF]
Jagannath Mohanty, Alamzeb Aamir
Theoretical Economics Letters (TEL) , 2018, DOI: 10.4236/tel.2018.87092
Abstract: Academic literature on business management indicates employee job satisfaction as a key workplace factor. Increased productivity is often construed as a dividend accruing from job satisfaction. Therefore, organizations strive hard through organizational policies and processes to ensure employees are satisfied with their jobs. Work volition is generally understood as the degree of freedom organizationally available to choose a job profile. This paper explores the role of work volition in job satisfaction. It is assumed that chosen work roles catalyze the process of job satisfaction. The paper factors in internal and external job satisfaction as contributors to overall job satisfaction. The results from this work reported a significant impact of work volition on both internal and external satisfaction.
SATISFACCION LABORAL EN ENFERMERAS/OS QUE TRABAJAN EN EL SISTEMA DE ATENCION MEDICA DE URGENCIA (SAMU)
SARELLA PARRA,L. H.; PARAVIC K,TATIANA;
Ciencia y enfermería , 2002, DOI: 10.4067/S0717-95532002000200005
Abstract: the aim of this study was to know the job satisfaction of nurses working at the emergency medical assistance service (samu) at the metropolitan region and eigth region, chile. the study is descriptive, prospective, and correlational. with all nurses working in these units, data compilation was tested using job description index (jdi) and a instrument created by the autor of this study for the collection of sociodemographic data. data analysis showed a trend towards good job satisfaction among the study group members, and the predictive variable work activities is the one that produces the most job satisfaction. predictive variable promotions and remunerations are the ones that produce great insatisfation among nurses. this study shows no significant differences in the work satisfaction between nurses applying for the first time to the nursing school and those that applied to a different one. the relationship between personal life satisfaction and work satisfaction is a positive correlation
Satisfa??o no trabalho: um estudo entre os funcionários dos hotéis de Jo?o Pessoa
Silva Junior, Nelson Aleixo da;
Psico-USF , 2001, DOI: 10.1590/S1413-82712001000100007
Abstract: this study aims to verify the level of satisfaction at work among the hotel employees in jo?o pessoa and it based on frederick herzberg’s two factory theory. it was taken a sample of 69 subjects out of 456 employees of the 14 beach and downtown hotels with a minimum capacity of 70 bedrooms. those employees were given a questionnaire in order to get all the needed data. the conclusions drawn from the analysis was that the employees are satisfied with their jobs.
DO WE REALLY HATE OUR JOBS? DETERMINANTS OF JOB SATISFACTION IN ROMANIA
Saveanu Tomina Gabriela,Saveanu Sorana Mihaela
Annals of the University of Oradea : Economic Science , 2011,
Abstract: Job satisfaction is said to be an important factor of work productivity along with having the proper training, interests and motivation. Frustrations at work may derive from different aspects of the job itself, the work environment as well as personal motivation for work and its results. Human resources management theories focus on job satisfaction and motivations as means for achieving the institution's objectives, and consequently see motivations and satisfaction at an individual level. Our paper investigated these issues at macro level, going beyond the individual variables of job satisfaction to the ones that explain the attitudes towards work at national level. This approach is derived from cultural theories analyzing attitudes towards work as a cultural value that varies across nations. In this manner we analyze data at national level, investigating the factors that influence work satisfaction and attitudes towards work of Romanians. Our aim is to explain the identified differences regarding the individual's attitude towards their professional life. Considering the fact that work occupies a lot of time in people's life and it is considered the second most important aspect of life after family, we questioned the aspects that explain the levels of job satisfaction both in the light of theoretical constructs and as results on the Romanian population. These indexes have a direct impact on the quality of life, reflect the level of development, as well as point to further social aspirations of individual actors. The current analysis reflects on different aspects of the appreciation of work and investigates variations of work satisfaction: Which is the value attributed to work? How important is work and how satisfied are individuals with their jobs? Which are the characteristics that determine variations of job satisfaction? After a theoretical synthesis of different approaches of work related attitudes in the literature, the second section presents the data and the main research findings. For data analysis we used the data obtained in the European Values Survey 2008, research conducted by the Romanian group for the study of social values, supported by the Quality of Life Research Institute. Other data used in this paper derived from a research program developed at University of Oradea - Social Sciences Faculty - HURO 0801/180 ENRI. The research section of this paper follows the theoretical questions: first we focus on the value attributed to work by Romanians and its contribution to self definition, then reflect on the significations of work, and finall
A theoretical framework for a complex model of job satisfaction – A theoretical meta-analysis
Marc R. H. Roedenbeck
Journal für Psychologie , 2008,
Abstract: The main criticism against all existing methods for measuring and theoretical models for describing job satisfaction is the missing subjectivism, the complexity of the individual, as well as of the situation. Thus, the development of a new complex model of job satisfaction (CMJS/KMA) is introduced which is focused on this criticism. All of the important results of the research about job satisfaction have been integrated. The degree of satisfaction, the quality of satisfaction, and the individual preferences in regard to the situation are integrated. Based on this, the general action as well as the action in regard to specific situational aspects can be described. Lawler (1968), Smith & Hulin (1969), Neuberger (1976), and Bruggemann, Gro kurth & Ulich (1975) have been recognized, as well as the leading works of Gebert (1979), Borg (1986; 1988), Büssing (1991), Judge, Locke & Durham (1997), and Jiménez (2000).
Theoretical Perspective of Job Demands Correlates among Nurses: Systematic Literature Review  [PDF]
Manar Ali Bani-Hani, Ayman M. Hamdan-Mansour, Huda Mohammad Atiyeh, Eman Tariq Alslman
Health (Health) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/health.2016.815168
Abstract: Introduction: Nursing is highly demanding and stressful profession. Negative consequences of job demands were widely discussed throughout the literature like; poor quality of care, poor health, burnout, greater intent to leave and lower level of job satisfaction. Job dissatisfaction among nurses also has been discussed exhaustively in the literature in regards to its negative outcomes represented by burnout, absenteeism, turnover, greater intent to leave and finally leaving nursing profession. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine literature discussing job demands in nursing profession and its associated factors among nurses, and to provide direction as to where research needs to continue to explore and develop evidence in this area. Results: Results showed that job demands are the most influential stressor in nursing profession that associated strongly with many negative consequences on the profession in general and on the nurses on particular. Conclusion: The results supported that job demand is unavoidable stressor that leads to many negative consequences and connects directly to job dissatisfaction. Therefore, there is a need to search for alleviating factors that decrease nursing stressor, its consequences and buffer the correlation between job demand and job satisfaction.
A Study on Quality of Work Life among Employees in Cairo Amman Bank  [PDF]
Basman Al Dalayeen
Journal of Financial Risk Management (JFRM) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/jfrm.2017.62014
Abstract: Employees are considered to be the soft assets and hidden value of a company. Employees are the stimulus energy in every successful organization and therefore organizations are concerned about developing their human resources to achieve competitive advantage in the market. The productivity of an employee is not only affected by their capabilities but the environment in which they worked. High job performance is not possible unless and until employees get a better quality of work life and hence the quality of work life is indispensable in all enterprises. Taking this into cognizance, the present study has been conducted to examine the differences in the satisfaction levels of employees towards the quality of work life in Cairo Amman Bank across demographic variables. The study also investigates the impact of quality of work life on job satisfaction of employees. Data has been collected through questionnaires designed on a five-point Likert scale. Independent sample t-test, One-Way ANOVA, and multiple linear regression are the statistical tools that have been used for analysis of data. The findings highlighted that there is significant positive impact of quality of work life on satisfaction levels of employees. Notwithstanding, it has been revealed that there are significant differences in the satisfaction levels of employees towards the quality of work life across gender, education, and cadre but no significant difference has been found across age, and length of service.
Investigating the Effect of Ergonomics on Employee Productivity: A Case Study of the Butchering and Trimming Line of Pioneer Food Cannery in Ghana  [PDF]
Robert Becker Pickson, Stephen Bannerman, Patience Obeng Ahwireng
Modern Economy (ME) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/me.2017.812103
Abstract: This study sought to investigate the effect of ergonomics on the employee productivity focusing on the Butchering and Trimming Line of Pioneer Food Cannery Limited (PFC) in Ghana. Research questionnaires were developed and distributed to a sample of 134 workers consisting of workers in charge of butchering, trimming as well as supervisors. It was evident from the findings that all the indicators explaining work ergonomics from the perspective of the employees of PFC were satisfactory despite the few respondents who indicated unsatisfactory to the general design and workplace décor, and conduciveness of the room temperature and air quality respectively. It was established that all the indicators of work ergonomics have a significant positive correlation with employee productivity of PFC. The study recommended to the management of Pioneer Food Cannery Limited to instigate a corporate real estate policy that will focus on using PFC workplace environment to attract, retain, and boost the performance of PFC employees.
Los niveles de satisfacción laboral del maestro Venezolano 10 a?os después (1996-2006)
Ramírez,Tulio?; D?Aubeterre,María Eugenia;
Investigación y Postgrado , 2007,
Abstract: this article presents the results of a study about the work satisfaction levels of a sample of 1473 elementary school teachers. those levels are compared with those obtained from a similar research conducted in 1996 using a sample of 750 teachers. both studies used a scale constructed from the lineaments brought by the herzberg bifactorial theory et al., (1959). the comparison shows statistically significant differences indicating that the work satisfaction levels have decreased with regard to the evaluated factors.
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