Volodin Victor Mikhaylovich, Doctor of economic sciences, professor, dean of the faculty of economics and management, Penza State University (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia), firstname.lastname@example.org
Rozhkova Lilia Valeryevna, Doctor of sociological sciences, professor, sub-department economics and international relations, Penza State University (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia), email@example.com
Dubina Albina Shagidullovna, Candidate of sociological sciences, associate professor, sub-department of public administration and regional sociology, Penza State University (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia), firstname.lastname@example.org
Background. The industry is capable of providing a sustainable development of a country, however today, despite efforts of the state, the industry is in unstable condition. It concerns both production capacities of industrial enterprises, and their personnel. As a result of social and economic changes in the Russian society, Russian industrial workers have been left derived in many fields, the prestige of the profession, the living standard of industrial workers and labor satisfaction of workers have decreased. The problem is topical due to a need for studying tendencies of workers’ satisfaction changes in order to work out effective decisions and implement them at industrial enterprises to ensure stable development. The research objective consists in the analysis of interrelation of labor satisfaction with economic orientations of workers at industrial enterprises of Penza.
Materials and methods. The research tasks were implemented through the analysis of polls among workers of large industrial enterprises of Penza (JSC Mayak, JSC Penztyazhpromarmatura, JSC Penzmash, LLC Zarya) and materials of deep interviews with workers of large industrial enterprises of Penza. The methodology of research is based on the system approach.
Results. The empirical analysis of the general labor satisfaction of industrial workers was carried out. The authors have revealed the main economic strategies of workers and discovered a connection between labor satisfaction and economic orientations of industrial workers.
Conclusions. Workers of successful enterprises have more active economic orientations; workers of economically unsuccessful enterprises – passive orientations. Different types of economic orientations are interconnected with respondents’ age.
labor satisfaction, labor behavior, labor motivation, moral and psychological climate, production efficiency.
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