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2020 | z. 146 Competitiveness and Development of Regions in the Context of European Integration and Globalization. State - Trends -Strategies | 113--129
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Job Satisfaction in Project-based Organization

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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 surveys. 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 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. (original abstract)
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