Unit 2 Essay

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MT302 Organizational Behavior Unit Two: Writing Assignment The Global Recession and Workplace Malfeasance March 31, 2012 What Factors are important to my job satisfaction? 1. Job Security 2. Compensation/pay 3. Benefits 4. Opportunities to use skills/abilities 5. The variety of work 6. Communication between employees and management 7. Autonomy and independence 8. Career advancement opportunities 9. Career development opportunities 10. Contribution of work to organization’s business goals 11. Feeling safe in the work environment 12. Management recognition of employee job performance 13. Meaningfulness of job 14. Relationship with co-workers 15. Relationship with immediate supervisor 16. Organization’s commitment to professional development 17. Overall Corporate culture 18. The work itself 19. Networking 20. Job-specific training 21. Flexibility to balance life and work issues The reason that my number one factor is Job Security is because when the economy started to get really bad in 2009 I was laid off and was unemployed for one and a half years. When I finally was able to go back to work it was for positions that were temporary or contract position that just kept putting me in the same position of not working for periods of time and that was very hard. I need a position that I know if not going to go away and that will wit stand any situation. My second factor is Compensation/pay and this is important to me because I am a single parent of 2 children and being able to provide for them properly is very important to me so I need to be able to make enough money to do so. I have chosen my third factor of benefits because I have some health issues that kept me sick when I was unemployed and uninsured

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