Just for bread? Quality of work and job satisfaction: a multidimensional approach

Author/s Tania Parisi
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/161 Language Italian
Pages 23 P. 148-170 File size 337 KB
DOI 10.3280/SL2021-161008
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The linkage between the quality of a job and worker satisfaction is not obvious. Workers judge the quality of their job on the basis of a complex interweaving of individual, cultural, social and economic factors, and this is why to different levels of satisfaction may correspond the same objective characteristics. Moreover, the requirements that contribute to defining a ‘good’ job are largely discretional and they are subject to many rethinks related to the contingencies in which they are proposed. Starting from the Italian data of the sixth wave of the European Work-ing Condition Survey, a set of job quality indicators is proposed and related to the general satisfaction with one’s job.

Keywords: European Working Condition Survey, Quality of Work, Job Statisfac-tion, Working life

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Tania Parisi, Non di solo pane? Qualità del lavoro e soddisfazione per il proprio impiego: un approccio multidimensionale in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 161/2021, pp 148-170, DOI: 10.3280/SL2021-161008