Job Satisfaction in the United Arab Emirates

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Course code: BADM-234-01
Curse Title: Organizational Behavior
Lecturer: Dr. Andrew Michael
Prepared by: Margarita Gaeva
Vasily Chernykh

Homework (mini case)
Case Incident 2 (Chapter 3)

Job satisfaction in the United Arab Emirates

1. What are three things that employers could do to increase the job satisfaction of the staff?

According to the Case Incident 2 “Job satisfaction in the United Arab Emirates” we can see that most of readers of the Gulf News were dissatisfied about the salary. But referring to the research and information from the book we can state that salary does not have strong correlation with satisfaction. Money increasing satisfaction level but ones individual reaches certain level of salary the relationship virtually disappears. So we think that money is not the most important factor that employers should focus on. There are a lot of other things that employers could do to increase the job satisfaction of the staff, but we want to note the most important three factors that employers should consider to maintain a high satisfaction level.

Referring to the information from the case and book currently most employees are looking at a long term of employment. Due to unsteady global economic condition, job security is one of the most important factors. The employees more satisfy with a permanent status other than a temporary or contract status. The employees are trying to find job which more secure in term of employment. So we believe that to increase the staff satisfaction level employers should provide for the staff longer contracts and appreciate a long relationship.

The second thing that employers can do it is provide training for its employees. Training and education motivates people and makes them more productive and innovative. Well-trained employees are more capable and willing to assume more responsibilities, so they need less...
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