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1) What are the characteristics of the job that might contribute to high levels of job satisfaction in these examples? (500 words) -Identify these elements from the text and explain to what extent the literature on job design and satisfaction supports these findings Support your arguments with relevant sources using Harvard Reference (start with notes from week 4) 2) Pick one of these individuals (1,2, 3, or 4 ) and research the organisational culture of their companies. What surface manifestations and values seem to be supportive of/consistent with the “satisfying” job characteristics discussed in Q.1? (500 words)? -Identify and discuss some of the cultural manifestations of the chosen companies. -Critically analyse how these cultural elements seem to be consistent (or not) with the satisfying elements the job discussed in Q1. Support your arguments with relevant sources using Harvard Reference (start with notes from week 2, include Schein’s levels of culture) 3)Discuss the role of personality in finding this type of jobs satisfying (500 words) -Use the Big 5 model of personality as a theoretical framework to explain some of these individuals’ behaviour -You can also use other personality traits if you think are relevant for the answer Support your arguments with relevant sources using Harvard Reference (start with notes from week 5) 4)These individuals seem satisfied with their jobs, based on this explain how do you expect them to “score in” the following variables: (500 words): ? Performance ? Perceived organizational support ? Intentions to leave the organization -Use relevant research to back up your arguments about how job satisfaction is associated with other attitudes and behaviour Support your arguments with relevant sources using Harvard Reference (start with notes from week 4) 5)Write a conclusions and “lessons learned for managers” that discusses the following: a. Discuss the relative value of personality, job design and culture to explain job satisfaction. (250 words) b. All these individuals had very long hours work, what are the aspects that a manager can still use for individuals working in lower ranked jobs? (250 words) (a) Evaluate how the individual and organisational factors play a role in job satisfaction. Is it enough by looking at an individuals’ personality? Or the way we design the jobs? Do we need both? How does this reflect the contingent element of this discipline? (b) Identify the key learning points about job satisfaction that can be extrapolated to different (probably less glamurous jobs) Support your arguments with relevant sources using Harvard Reference

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