TABLE 2.3

Trends in Attitudes Toward Work, 1985-1996 Gantz Wiley Research WorkTrends™ Survey

 

Years

Total Sample

Clerical

Sales

Service

I like the kind of work I do.a

1985

1.80

1.91

1.76

1.92

1990

1.73

1.79

1.75

1.82

1996

1.83

1.90

1.92

1.95

Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your job?b

1985

2.33

2.39

2.26

2.49

1990

2.29

2.27

2.34

2.44

1996

2.26

2.23

2.25

2.40

My work gives me a feeling of personal accomplishment.a

1985

2.04

2.18

2.01

2.21

1990

1.93

2.03

1.99

2.03

1996

1.99

2.12

2.08

2.10

My job makes good use of my skills and abilities.a

1985

2.34

2.43

2.33

2.51

1990

2.20

2.29

2.26

2.41

1996

2.11

2.21

2.30

2.33

How do you rate the amount of pay you get on your job?c

1985

2.48

2.57

2.43

2.80

1990

2.53

2.63

2.57

2.77

1996

2.65

2.79

2.81

2.91

How do you rate your total benefits program?c

1985

2.05

2.02

2.04

2.00

1990

2.19

2.04

2.26

2.32

1996

2.27

2.15

2.41

2.42

How do you rate your  company in providing job security for people like yourself?c

1985

2.13

2.14

2.24

2.09

1990

2.28

2.27

2.45

2.20

1996

2.70

2.69

2.71

2.71

I am seriously considering  leaving my company within the next 12 months.a

1985

2.45

2.59

2.50

2.48

1990

3.60

3.51

3.45

3.56

1996

3.65

3.64

3.52

3.60

In my company, employees are encouraged to participate in making decisions which affect their work.a

1990

2.82

2.86

2.72

3.12

1996

2.68

2.71

2.73

2.96



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