Employee Satisfaction
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Employee satisfaction is the terminology used to describe whether employees are happy and contented and fulfilling their desires and needs at work. Many measures purport that employee satisfaction is a factor in employee motivation, employee goal achievement, and positive employee morale in the workplace.

Employee satisfaction, while generally a positive in your organization, can also be a downer if mediocre employees stay because they are satisfied with your work environment.


Understanding of mission and vision,



Communication, and

Coworker interaction.

The factors effects employee satisfactions are following:

1. Organization development factors

• Brand of organization in business field and comparison with leading competitor.
• Missions and Vision of organization.
• Potential development of organization.

2. Policies of compensation and benefits factors

• Wage and salary
• Benefits
• Rewards and penalties

 3. Promotions and career development factors

• Opportunities for promotion.
• Training program participated or will do.
• Capacity of career development

4. Work task factors

• Quantity of task
• Difficult level of task

5. Relationship with supervisor factors

• Level of coaching
• Level of assignment for employee
• Treatment to employee etc

6. Working conditions and environment factors

• Tools and equipment
• working methods
• Working environment

7. Corporate culture factors

• Relationship with coworkers
• Level of sharing etc

8. Competencies, Personalities and Expectations of employee factors

• Competencies and personalities of employee are suitable for job?
• Expectations of employee are suitable for policies of organization?

Some other factors related with the employee satisfaction are given below:

• Interesting work
• Appreciation of work
• Job security
• Good wages
• Promotion/growth
• Good working conditions
• Personal loyalty
• Tactful discipline
• Sympathetic help with problems
• Preferred incentives
• Flexi-timing
• Telecommuting
• Company paid vacations
• Accident and health insurance benefits
• Retired benefits
• Asset building loans
• Company transport etc


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