Job design and staff satisfaction in human service settings.

@article{Sarata1977JobDA,
  title={Job design and staff satisfaction in human service settings.},
  author={B. P. V. Sarata and J C Jeppesen},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={1977},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={229-36}
}
It was hypothesized that job design is systematically related to employee satisfaction. The job design variables included were: variety, task-identity, feedback, autonomy participation, learning, and information. Subjects were 137 professional and nonprofessional employees of 22 agencies providing services to children. Agencies included mental health facilities, visiting nurse associations, residential care settings, and foster placement and adoption agencies. The hypothesis was supported. The… CONTINUE READING