publication . Research . Preprint . 2006

Job characteristics as determinants of job satisfaction and labour mobility

Cornelißen, Thomas;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2006
  • Publisher: Hannover: Universität Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
This paper investigates the effects of detailed job characteristics on job satisfaction, job search and quits using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) in a fixed effects framework. Using a factor analysis, seventeen job characteristics are reduced to seven factors that describe different aspects of a job, which are qualified as status, physical strain, autonomy, advancement opportunities, social relations at the work place, work time and job security. The effects of these factors on job satisfaction, job search and quits differ. For example, job insecurity reduces job satisfaction, increases the subjective probability of job search but it decrease...
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publication . Research . Preprint . 2006

Job characteristics as determinants of job satisfaction and labour mobility

Cornelißen, Thomas;