Correlating Person-Environment Fit and the Job Satisfaction of Telecommuters
Job satisfaction has a significant impact on turnover, creativity, work-family life conflict and balance. Person Environment Fit (P-E) fit is defined as the congruence between a worker and his or her organizational environment. There has been an increase in telecommuters, and recently this increase has been exponential due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, it’s important to examine telecommuter job satisfaction. The research questions were designed to answer whether correlational relationships exist among job satisfaction of teleworkers and the dimensions of P-E fit. Those were: Is there a relationship between job satisfaction and goal congruence; interpersonal similarity with others; environmental supply of individuals’ needs; individuals’ ability to meet the demands of the environment and individuals’ unique contributions to a setting?
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