- Determinants of job satisfaction
o Situational theories (bottom up theories)
What are good jobs?
The types of jobs and what it offers?
o Dispositional theories (top-down theories)
Who are good/happy workers?
The people’s personality?
o Interactionistic theories (fit theories)
Which combination of job characteristics and individuals’ characteristics is
Right job for the right person
- Job characteristics model
o Intrinsically motivating jobs
o Task identity
See work from start to finish
o Task significance
Work important to society?
o Skill variety
How much control over work?
Evaluation of performance
- Positive correlations among the first characteristic (r=.27-.47)
o Positive correlations with well-being o Stress, burnout and job satisfaction (JS)
o Most important seems to be autonomy (freedom)
- Job satisfaction in US
- Stability of job satisfaction
o The stability d