Happy workers: how satisfied are Australians at work?

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Author: Cassells, Rebecca


The importance of creating workplaces that are 'happy' workplaces that can deliver so many benefits to individuals and the broader community is clear. In this report the author looks at the relationship between elements of job satisfaction and characteristics of individuals and their work using the latest data from the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey. As satisfaction and happiness are often interchangeable terms across economic and psychology studies, throughout this report these terms are used in this same way. The research looks to find out who the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Outcomes; Demographics; Industry; Research

Keywords: Employees; Job satisfaction; Occupation; Age; Urban; Rural; Education work relationship; Work environment; Hours of work; Work life balance; Wellbeing; Survey

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Perth, Western Australia: Curtin Business School and mwah.Making Work Absolutely Human, 2017

Physical description: 34 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.626

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