Job Characteristics and Life Satisfaction in the EU: a Domains-of-Life Approach
Working life has come to permeate every domain of life. Characteristics once thought to affect only the job domain have become important determinants of how people assess their daily lives. This article explores the influence of job characteristics on satisfaction with several life domains in 28 EU countries, asking: 1) What is the relationship between job characteristics and satisfaction with work and other domains of life? 2) Is the job domain more important for life satisfaction than other domains of life?
In this article Clanra Viñas-Bardolet, Monnica Guillen-Royo and Joan Torrent Sellens shows (among others) that satisfaction in the work domain ranks fourth in contributing to overall life satisfaction. You can read the full article here.