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dc.contributor.authorReza Hosseini, M.en
dc.contributor.authorChileshe, N.en
dc.contributor.authorZillante, G.en
dc.identifier.citationAustralasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, 2014; 14(3):1-17en
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this paper is twofold. Firstly, its aim is to ascertain the major aspects of job satisfaction for South Australian construction workers including the main ramifications of job satisfaction in the working environment. Secondly, it investigates the influence of key age-related factors i.e. chronological age, organisational age and length of service on major aspects of job satisfaction. The collected data for this study comprised 72 questionnaires completed by construction practitioners working at operational levels in the South Australian construction industry. Based on the responses from the target group, this study deduced that job dissatisfaction was predominantly related to the adverse impact on personal health and quality of life. In addition, indifference and the perception of dejection in the workplace are the main consequences of low levels of job satisfaction. Inferential analyses revealed that none of the age-related factors could significantly affect the major aspects of job satisfaction of construction workers in the South Australian context. The study concludes with providing practical suggestions for redesigning human resources practices for increasing the level of job satisfaction within the South Australian construction industry.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityM. Reza Hosseini, Nicholas Chileshe, George Zillanteen
dc.publisherAustralian Institute of Quantity Surveyorsen
dc.rightsCopyright status unknownen
dc.subjectJob satisfaction; workers; age; construction industry; South Australiaen
dc.titleInvestigating the factors associated with job satisfaction of construction workers in South Australiaen
dc.typeJournal articleen
pubs.library.collectionArchitecture publicationsen
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