Employees Satisfaction at Bi-Lo

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Employees Satisfaction At Bi-Lo

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Abstract……………………………………………………………………………………………3 Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………..4 Literature review…………………………………………………………………………………..6 Research methodology…………………………………………………………………………….9 Data Analysis…………………………………………………………………………………….13 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………….21 References………………………………………………………………………………………..23

Abstract
The aim of this research was to examine ways to improve employees’ satisfaction in order to increase their efficiency at work. Research articles from 2008 to 2010 were reviewed. Previous study found that variables such as collective efficacy, organizational commitment are positively related to job satisfaction. However, stress is a variable negatively related with job satisfaction. The study focused its research on the grocery store Bi Lo. Participants were interviewed to answer question of a survey about employees ‘satisfaction. The results showed that job satisfaction can center on organizational commitment, team acceptance, how one values their job and work ethic, and their personal characteristics such as age, gender and sex. Key word: Stress, Employees satisfaction, Collective Efficacy

Introduction

Aims and objectives
The aim of the study is improve Bi Lo revenue through the employee’s satisfaction at work. The objective is to increase workers commitment and efficiency. It is very important for organizations to spend time understanding the needs and expectation of their workers. The employees are the ambassadors of the companies. It is crucial for the image and the efficiency of a company to take care of their employees. Efficiency of workers is an important parameter for the companies in order to make profit. However, we see more and more managers putting pressures and stress on the employees which result in burn out and increase suicide rate. This research will help to find methods to have both high efficiency and satisfaction of workers in the companies.

Problem
In a society of growth like in the United States of America, it is important for companies to keep growing. Therefore, organizations consistently have to make profits and increase their revenue. Because executive managers have lots of pressure to meet the expectation of CEOs and other people above them, they transfer this pressure to the employees under them. Being in a period where the job rate is low, the demand is more important than the offer in most area. Therefore, companies do not always care about the well-being and the satisfaction of their employees.

Scope
The scope of this research is to outline a number of variables for future entrepreneurs and business owners that will have positive effect on employees’ efficiency and satisfaction. The study will be significant for companies because it will help to decrease the turnover rate their employees. Companies will save time and money as well as increase their image with the well-being of their employees. The research will help the organization to create healthy and studious environment to increase their revenue.

Summary
This research will focus on the satisfaction of workers in organizations. The United States of America is slowly recovering from a recession period which still as consequence on the population. Companies’ expectations on the workers are more work, more time with less money. The study will help companies to use efficiently their work force with healthy management.

Literature Review

Organizational Commitment and Employees’ Satisfaction
Lambert and Paoline (2008) assessed the influence of job satisfaction, on organizational commitment (e.g. bond form between the worker and the employing organization) and job stress. The sample was 48 Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) workers. From the sample, 43% were white, 40% were black, 11% were Hispanic, and 6% had...
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