Job satisfaction in project-based organization

Magdalena GĘBCZYŃSKA, Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Organization and Management
2020 Scientific Papers of Silesian University of Technology. Organization and Management Series  
Purpose: the purpose of this article is to examine how different factors, such as: person organization fit, supervisor support, rewards, organizational commitment and work engagement simultaneously affect the employee job satisfaction in project-based organization. Design/methodology/approach: This research applies fuzzy set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fs/QCA). The sample of the study includes 17 cases of Polish consulting firms, and the fieldwork contains information from series of
more » ... s. The survey includes five scales (person organization fit, supervisor support, rewards, organizational commitment and work engagement) in the form of statements to which respondents indicate their level of agreement/disagreement on a five-point Likert scale. Findings: empirical research indicated the configurations of factors which lead to job satisfaction in PBO, pecially, (C1): person organization fit, supervisor support and 16 organizational commitment and (C2): rewards, organizational commitment and work engagement with absence of supervisor support and (C3): person organization fit, rewards and work engagement influence job satisfaction in project-based organization. Research limitations/implications: the first limitation relates to the data source – the data in this study come from a limited research sample-consulting firms. Second, this study considered and examined few factors of job satisfaction selected based on critical analysis of the literature and future studies could include other variables. Practical implications: the results of research have practical implications for managers of project-based organization, because they provide them with configuration of factors which lead to job satisfaction. Originality/value: using of fs/QCA, which enabled simultaneous studying the effect of selected factors and it is an original contribution to the research on job satisfaction in PBO.
doi:10.29119/1641-3466.2020.146.9 fatcat:jwv2nztjjbhcnaz2dqmrti4av4