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The aim of the research is to systemize the variety of general and detailed knowledge about job quality. The study contains generalization and structuring of the global scientific heritage regarding the concept of job quality issue and well-being, job satisfaction and the relationship between them. It is underlined that over the years, the concept of job quality has been widely researched by scholars of different fields, has been widely discussed by policy-makers and researched by scholars of different fields. Job quality has become a widely discussed issue due to its importance in the formation of the employee’s, company’s, and, consequently, national wellbeing. The authors proposed innovative approaches to the analysis of labour quality, which are reflected in five parts of the article, each of which deals with the study regarding the specific aspects of the job quality. In the first part of the article, the conceptual overview of job quality and its dimensions were analysed. Based on the results of the initial evaluation of empirical studies, a general model of the factors and outcomes of job quality was built. The second part of the article deals with the theoretical investigation of the main categories, such as job quality and well-being, subjective well-being and affective well-being, job satisfaction, affective organizational commitment. The structure of job-related affective well-being is described. The construct of affective well-being is used as a basis for meta-analysis. According to the results of the literature search, different elements of job quality was found to be related to such outcomes as job satisfaction and organizational commitment. The third part of the article describes the dimensions of job quality. Three dimensions of job quality – pay satisfaction, autonomy, and job security – were elaborated in relation to the affective well-being of the employee. The hypothesized model of job quality elements and outcomes that were meta-analysed was developed. The fourth part of the article describes the meta-analysis of the key aspects of the general concept and a general model of the job quality construct which consists of the job quality factors, elements and outcomes. This part provides a meta-analytical review, which is based on the method of psychometric meta-analysis, of the relationships between job security, as an individual level construct, pay satisfaction, autonomy and the employee’s job-related affective well-being. The fifth part of the article describes the results of the meta-analysis. Firstly, the results of the relationship between job security at the individual level and job-related affective well-being are provided. Secondly, the results of the relationship between pay satisfaction and affective well-being are presented. Finally, the results of the relationship between autonomy and job-related affective well-being are provided. The reported results also include the analysis of the moderating role of job security on those relationships.
Keywords: innovative approaches, job quality, job security, autonomy, meta-analysis, job satisfaction.
JEL Classification: M54, M12.
Cite as: Shvets, A. (2018). Innovative approaches to analysis of job quality: factors, elements and outcomes. Marketing and Management of Innovations, 4, 26-42. https://doi.org/10.21272/mmi.2018.4-03
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