Does your personality make you more likely to be satisfied with your job? | The OR Briefings

Does your personality make you more likely to be satisfied with your job?

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An interesting study just published by researchers from three universities in the US looked at whether personality is a good predictor of job satisfaction.

The concept of job satisfaction is probably one of the most researched areas of organisational psychology. Largely this is because job satisfaction has been found to be a good predictor of motivation, intention to leave, sickness absence, a helping orientation, commitment to the organisation, ability to cope with workplace stress and uncertainty along with a host of other productivity factors.

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