Job satisfaction describes how content an individual is with his or her job. The happier people are within their job, the more satisfied they are said to be. A primary influence on job satisfaction is the application of Job design, which aims to enhance job satisfaction and performance using methods such as job rotation, job enlargement, job enrichment and job re-engineering. Other influences on satisfaction include management styles and culture, employee involvement, empowerment, and autonomous work position.
Job satisfaction is an important indicator of how employees feel about their job and a predictor of work behavior such as organizational citizenship, Absenteeism, Turnover. Job satisfaction benefits the organization includes reduction in complaints and grievances, absenteeism, turnover, and termination; as well as improved punctuality and worker morale. Job satisfaction is also linked with a healthier work force and has been found to be a good indicator of longevity.
Job satisfaction is a very important attribute and is frequently measured by organizations. The most common technique for measurement is the use of rating scales where employees report their thoughts and reactions to their jobs. Questions can relate to rates of pay, work responsibilities, variety of tasks, promotional opportunities, the work itself, and co-workers.
The current project has been undertaken with following objectives to find whether the employeesare satisfied or not; analyze the company’s working environment; check the degree of satisfaction of employees; find that they are satisfied with their job profile or not; and to find out if the employees are working with their full capabilities or not.