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Relating Job Satisfaction and Stress to Organizational Behavior: An Episode of The Office
Nichole Sarah Lee
April 16, 2012
Every person is unique and experiences different situations under different contexts. In accordance with that is the idea that each of our team members perceives Organizational Behavior differently. Through our team discussion, we discovered the two main differences amongst us is what we consider is the most important factor in creating job satisfaction and the ways ion each we appraise stressful situations in the work environment.
Job satisfaction is an extremely important aspect of Organizational Behavior, and there are many factors that contribute to one’s perception of whether or not a job is satisfying. Those factors that lead to job satisfaction are satisfaction with pay, satisfaction with work itself, promotion satisfaction, environment satisfaction and satisfaction with coworkers, just to name a few (Colquitt, J., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2011). Organizational behavior: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace. New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin. During our team discussion, we found that we all have differing views or values when it comes to what consider as the most important factor leading to job satisfaction. Some team members consider satisfaction with work itself as the most important contributor, while others perceive satisfaction with pay as the most important influencer to job satisfaction. Although we disagreed as to what was the single most important contributor to job satisfaction, we all agreed that both of these factors, satisfaction with work itself and satisfaction with pay, are both extremely important in the concept of job satisfaction.
It is also important to point out the correlation between both job satisfaction and job performance and job satisfaction and organizational...
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