Employee‘s Satisfaction within the Context of an Organization’s Development: Study Results

Malgorzata Zajdel, Malgorzata Michalcewicz-Kaniowska, Bartosz Mickiewicz, Cosmina Toader
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXIV, Special Issue 3, 1-10, 2021
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/2411


Purpose: The study's main objective was to assess employee satisfaction at the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz. Specific objectives included areas of employee satisfaction, assessing the opportunities for professional development, job motivation, and satisfaction, the opinions on the changes necessary to be undertaken at the University to improve job satisfaction. Design/Methodology/Approach: The evaluation study was conducted using a survey questionnaire, which was distributed to the employees using an electronic questionnaire via the Limesurvey system, a traditional paper questionnaire, available at the University's lodges, and in a downloadable version available via the INTRA network. Conclusions: The study showed that the respondents are satisfied, among others, with their professional development at the University, the possibility of using their abilities or competencies, and their achievements. Practical implications: The study also showed that the respondents are satisfied with the opportunity to acquire knowledge, new skills, and self-fulfillment. In this group of questions, the university employees surveyed rate employment stability the lowest. It is insufficient for 22.32% of the respondents, while for 22.03%, it is sufficient. Originality/value Satisfaction testing is a valuable tool for streamlining the organization and increasing employee satisfaction.

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