VolRC RAS scientific journal (online edition)

Journal section "Humanities"

On the issue of work satisfaction in the organization (case study of ISEDT RAS)

Kulakova A.B.

2 (4), 2016

Kulakova A.B. On the issue of work satisfaction in the organization (case study of ISEDT RAS). Social area, 2016, no. 2 (4). URL: http://socialarea-journal.ru/article/1853?_lang=en

Abstract   |   Authors   |   References
The article considers one of the most important issues of labor relations – employees’ satisfaction with the work. The author provides rationalization for the issue, explains the importance of work satisfaction of the employees as an asset base ensuring the organization’s competitiveness and sustainable development. The article presents theoretical and methodological approaches to the definition of the term “work satisfaction” using as a basis works of F. Herzberg, D. C. McClelland, G. E. Mayo, R. Stolberg, G.N. Sokolova, I.Ye. Vorozheikin, V.A. Yadov, A.A. Kissel’, A.A. Murutar, N.F. Naumova, etc. Also the author considers theoretical aspects of factor theories of satisfaction on the basis of works of F. Herzberg, J.R. Hackman and G.R. Oldham, M. Argyle, D. Schultz and S. Schultz, etc. Assuming that personnel’s satisfaction is an important indicator of the organization’s sustainable development, the author clarifies the importance of the practical study of this issue. Using the example of the Institute of Socio-Economic Development of Territories of the Russian Academy of Sciences the author presents the results of the experimental stage of the study of the employees’ satisfaction with their work on the following criteria: awareness of the results and development prospects for the institute, managerial style of the immediate supervisor, psychological climate, working conditions, wage supplements, salary, job content, opportunities for self-fulfillment, and career progress. Following the results the author draws conclusions and formulates perspectives of further research


work satisfaction, satisfaction factors, satisfaction criteria, employees’ satisfaction