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Exploring the Effect of Organizational Culture on Job Satisfaction: Case of Namvaran Consulting Engineers, Managers Company
2016 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Job satisfaction has long been one of the main areas of concern for human resourcemanagers of many companies specially the ones which their product is highly dependenton their human resources rather than machines and equipment.There are many influential factors on job satisfaction, one of the factors that has a greateffect on job satisfaction is the organizational culture of the company. The purpose of thisthesis is to take a deeper look into the effects of organizational culture and its differentdimensions on job satisfaction of employees. To achieve this, two research questions areproposed:RQ1: What is the effect of different traits of organizational culture on overall jobsatisfaction of employees?RQ2: How different dimensions of organizational culture can improve the employees’ jobsatisfaction?To answer these questions in a consultant engineering company, single embedded casestudy has been chosen as the research strategy. The approach that is selected is anexploratory qualitative approach. The data analysis approach is selected to be inductive.The data which was gathered through few one on one interviews with managers whocould not be gathered in focus groups and some focus groups, shows that different traitsand indices of organizational culture have a wide range of effects on job satisfaction andcan play an important role in increasing the level of employees’ job satisfaction.It is also observed that some traits have more significant effects comparing to others,which are highlighted in research results.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 72 p.
Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-45743Local ID: 36a96b05-313b-43d4-94ce-a04d5a72b22cOAI: diva2:1019040
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Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Educational program
Business Administration, master's level
Validerat; 20160226 (marikav)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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