The secret to job satisfaction is low expectations: How perceived working conditions differ from actual ones

@inproceedings{Cicognani2016TheST,
  title={The secret to job satisfaction is low expectations: How perceived working conditions differ from actual ones},
  author={Simona Cicognani and Martina Cioni and Marco Savioli},
  year={2016}
}
Working conditions exert a major influence on accidents and illnesses at work as well as on job satisfaction and health, yet very little research has examined the determinants of working conditions. By exploiting the Italian Labour Force Survey, this paper provides evidence on the underlying factors affecting working conditions. It provides a behavioural interpretation of the results, which stems from the discrepancy between actual and expected working conditions. In light of this… CONTINUE READING

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