Employees Changing Attitude Toward Work

Minoo Ghoreishi, Xiaobo Fang, Anita Nikzad
2022 Zenodo  
ABSTRACT: This study aims to research the changes in the employees' work attitude and the factors that cause these changes in recent years. Factors in employees' attitudes toward holding a job and their related factors are examined. This paper is limited to the review of the recent literature for a better understanding of the problem, developing models, and suggesting solutions related to the increasing number of American workers quitting their jobs. This study is significant since several
more » ... rchers investigated the causes of unemployment issues caused by job outsourcing, shrunken manufacturing industry, trade deficit, and short-term performance mentality. However, only a few research considered the change of attitude of workers as a reason for the employee leaving a job. The findings of this study showed changes in the work attitude of employees in recent years and uncover factors affecting these changes. With respect to the impacts of the pandemic, notable differences were observed in quitting a job based on education and ethnicity. The most impacts were detected among younger employees, lower-wage employees, with lower social status and family income. No significant differences were detected with respect to gender. Other factors that have caused the changes in the workers' attitudes appear to be the company's culture, the possibility for advancement at work, lack of trust in management, and emphasis on the quality of life. KEYWORDS: work attitudes, motivation, pandemic, income inequality, socioeconomic problems
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6945906 fatcat:lsfechxb7nc27muzbv7bnw6c3e