Discussion 5: Job Satisfaction
This week we will be discussing the cause and potential effects of a recent drop in federal workers job satisfaction. First, read the article “Survey: Federal worker’s job satisfaction drops.”Answer the following questions ….Which aspects of job satisfaction do the workers seem most dissatisfied with? Think of the nine common job satisfaction facets to identify the source(s) of low job satisfaction (Table 9.1 on page 217 in your book).Explain what job satisfaction antecedents you think are responsible for the current low job satisfaction.Explain the potential outcomes of the situation using what you know about job satisfaction outcomes. What is likely to occur if the sources of low job satisfaction are not addressed?Feel free to bring in any other relevant comments or observations you made during your review of the article (e.g., workers level of organizational/occupational commitment etc.).