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Giving Voice to Employees and Spreading Information within the Firm: the Manner Matters

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  • Enzo Valentini

    (University of Macerata)

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Economists are paying increasing attention to “factors” in job satisfaction. Job satisfaction can affect productivity, effort, absenteeism, and quits. This paper analyzes data from the “Working in Britain, 2000” questionnaire; the results confirm the effects of individual features on job satisfaction, as highlighted in previous studies. The analysis shows that job satisfaction can be enhanced by spreading information within the organization and by giving voice to employees, but the management must choose communication strategies perceived as reliable by the employees.

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Paper provided by Macerata University, Department of Studies on Economic Development (DiSSE) in its series Working Papers with number 36-2011.

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Date of creation: May 2011
Date of revision: May 2011
Handle: RePEc:mcr:wpaper:wpaper00036

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Keywords: Human Resource Management; Job satisfaction; gift exchange; employees’ voice; procedural utility;

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