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Job disamenities, job satisfaction, and on-the-job search: is there a nexus?

Petri Böckerman () and Pekka Ilmakunnas ()

Labor and Demography from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This study explores the potential role of adverse working conditions at the workplace in the determination of on-the-job search in the Finnish labour market. The results reveal that workers currently facing adverse working conditions have greater intentions to switch jobs and they are also more willing to stop working completely. In addition, those workers search new matches more frequently. There is evidence that adverse working conditions consistently increase the level of job dissatisfaction and, in turn, it is job dissatisfaction that drives workers’ intentions to quit and intensifies actual job search.

Keywords: working conditions; job satisfaction; on-the-job search; quit intentions (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J28 J31 J64 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2005-01-04
Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 34
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