Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:
Compare the difference between job satisfaction and organizational commitment. Determine which is more strongly related to performance for your selected company.
Apply motivational theory and performance management principles to evaluate the company as a potential employer.
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Assignment 1: “What Makes ______ the Best Place to Work and Why?”
The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company is the global leader in the soft drink industry with world headquarters located in Atlanta, Georgia. The company employs about 30,000 people globally. Syrups, concentrates, and beverage bases for Coca-Cola, the company's flagship brand, and more than 160 other soft-drink brands are manufactured and sold by Coca-Cola and its subsidiaries in more than 200 countries around the world. The large volumes of the Coca-Cola company sales and profits come from outside the United States (Hays, 2004). The European market provides approximately 26 percent of the company’s annual revenues. Coca-Cola owns 49 percent of the European market compared to PepsiCo’s 5 percent.
Coca-Cola Company is the world’s most recognized trademark, and other highly valuable trademarks. It is also the world’s most effective and pervasive distribution system, and it satisfied customers from which the company earns a good profit after selling their products. The Coca-Cola's people are responsible for building Coca-Cola Enterprise (Hays, 2004). It also has abundant resources that are intelligently allocated and also has strong global leadership in the beverage industry in the particular business world in general.
The company to have developed a set of goals that work with its bottlers so as to deliver and also to provide a favorable working condition for their workers who are distributed worldwide, they include; Profit: maximizing return to shareholders, while being mindful of its responsibilities. Also, People: being a great place to work, where people are inspired to be the best they can be, portfolio: this involves bringing to the world a beverage portfolio brands that anticipate and satisfy people’s desires and needs. Partners: involves nurturing and a network of partners and building mutual loyalty, planet: calls for being a responsible world citizen that make a difference and productivity: being highly effective, lean and fast-moving organization.
The company’s social responsibility is managed throug...
Current research defines job satisfaction as the positive emotional state from one job experience. It is said to be the general attitude and satisfaction resulting from favorable pay, the job itself, availability of promotion opportunities, supervision, and the fellow workers. Rewards, competent supervision, challenging work, and coworkers who are supportive are likely to increase job satisfaction. For example, a worker may show signs of job satisfaction if he or she likes the job responsibilities assigned to him or her. A sign of job dissatisfaction will be if the employee does not have the interest in the opportunities for promotion.
Organizational commitment, on the other hand, is the strength that an individual has on individual identification with a specific organization. There are three types of organizational commitment. They include affective, continuance and normative. Affective commitme...