- As you may have noticed, remote work or work at home (or school at home) has suddenly become much more frequent! This discussion forum is designed to get you to use what we know about the nature of job satisfaction to think about the possible effects of remote work on employee job satisfaction and ways to manage the new world of remote work.
Job Satisfaction is the emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one’s job and job experiences. It is composed appraisals of 5 distinct facets of work. Job characteristics theory explains the factors that contribute to satisfaction with the work itself. Based on this understanding of job satisfaction, do you think working remotely will decrease employees’ levels of job satisfaction, on average? What actions or policies and practices should managers and companies implement to maintain or improve employee job satisfaction in the context of remote working?
- Which of the five competitive forces that shape strategy has the greatest influence on your project company? Explain how?