The Importance Of Job Satisfaction

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Abstract Job satisfaction is an orientation of emotions that employees possess towards role they are performing at the work place. Job Satisfaction is the essential component for employee motivation and encouragement towards better performance (Raziq & Maulabakhss, 2014) . It has been said that only 48% of people are actually satisfied with their current positions in their current jobs. This is a very high dissatisfaction rate, therefore, there is a need to avoid it and find a way to make it better. There are several factors and influences that relate to job satisfaction. Every factor and influence plays a very important role and should not be ignored. In this day and time there is a unique interest by organizations to offer greater job satisfaction. Perception of global shifts in the internal structure and employment practices are both the reason for this new interest in greater job satisfaction. Managers today are finding it harder to ignore the job satisfaction issue, especially at a time when the demand of meaningful work is increasing. There are two main reasons why managers are concerned with job satisfaction. One of the reasons is that managers have a moral responsibility to do what they can to provide employees with a satisfying work environment (Ramayah, Jantan, & Tadisnia, 2001). Another reason is that managers believe that the behavior of satisfied workers will make positive contributions to the organization (Ramayah, Jantan, & Tadisnia, 2001). Job
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