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Job autonomy and job satisfaction: new evidence

Taylor, J and Bradley, S and Nguyen, A N (2003) Job autonomy and job satisfaction: new evidence. Working Paper. The Department of Economics, Lancaster University.

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    Abstract

    This paper investigates the impact of perceived job autonomy on job satisfaction. We use the fifth sweep of the National Educational Longitudinal Study (1988-2000), which contains personally reported job satisfaction data for a sample of individuals eight years after the end of compulsory education. After controlling for a wide range of personal and job-related variables, perceived job autonomy is found to be a highly significant determinant of five separate domains of job satisfaction (pay, fringe benefits, promotion prospects, job security and importance / challenge of work).

    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Job ; autonomy ; satisfaction ; pay ; gender ; promotion
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    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
    ID Code: 48658
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 22:05
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 01:12
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/48658

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