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Do people really like their jobs? Definitely, everyone knows from the news about dissatisfied workers going on strike or even acting violently toward their supervisors, directors, but overall people are quite satisfied with their jobs. A Conference Board study found that 58.6 percent of Americans were satisfied with their jobs in 1995. By the year 2000, that percentage was down to 50.7.
But in Uzbekistan (the country of Central Asia where I was born), people generally aren’t satisfied with their job. The reason lays in lack of job choices and payment. People do their job without any satisfaction because they have to earn some money to survive.
I think that the main reasons why the people in Uzbekistan are not…show more content…
They will experience dissatisfaction feeling. From another hand, if they see, they get favorable attitude and materially rewarded, their attitude toward the job will be positive. They will experience satisfaction feeling from their job. Third, through job satisfaction some another settings are expressed. These parameters are enumerated below:
1. Job itself. The extent, in which job gives people interesting assignments, opportunities to perceive new, experience responsibility feeling for the job laid upon.
2. Payment. The sum of money reward, which is paid for the job, and that in which way the given sum corresponds to reward, receiving by other organization member.
3. Promotion possibilities. Career promotion opportunities.
4. Management. The capacity of a head to provide as technical, as moral support.
5. Colleagues. The extent of technical knowledge of colleagues and the level of social support.2
Factors influencing on Job Satisfaction
Let’s mark several factors, influencing on Job Satisfaction. For example, last research show that if after college graduation students are immediately employed according their specialization, then on the basis of both
It is clear that, the amount of time that adults spend working contains great proportion of their days. That is why, many people consider, if people are pleased with their jobs, it influences their general happiness in a positive way.
Of course, there are plenty of factors which give a rise to the job satisfaction. To begin with, taking under consideration that, nowadays people’s lives considerably depend on their income, salary seems to be the most impressive element defining their happiness with job. Existence of healthy work conditions is also a factor witch immediately comes to mind, since most people place very high value on health issues. Additionally, without any doubt, to have a good time at work is not possible without having a friendly work environment. To be more specific, no one can be satisfied with their jobs while having bad relationships with their colleagues, because it definitely causes stress and drops their effectiveness. Last, not but least, it is a common knowledge that, success at work triggers happiness, thus for many people it’s very important to have an opportunity to realize their potential.
Apparently, there are many elements contributing to the job satisfaction, but is it really possible to be happy at work? Actually, it might be realized, taking all the obligatory tasks, difficulties, hindrances of promotion and etc into account, this possibility is rare. Furthermore, even considering that employees are ready to tackle all those problems at their dream jobs, it is still very difficult to be recruited to the desired job in a world with so high unemployment rates and competition for each vacancy.
To sum it up, although it is very hard to be fully satisfied with a job, in order to be happy, it would be great, if human beings focused on only good aspects of their jobs and ignored their negative sides.