The Impact of Employee Behavior Monitoring on Job Satisfaction
Employee monitoring is a term that can be applied to various areas in the relation of a workforce. The objective of the paper is to evaluate the impact on job satisfaction if employees' behaviour is monitored through the use of various technical means. The intent behind the paper is to understand how a control-oriented organization culture creates satisfaction in the employees. Past researches have shown that a control-oriented organizational culture affects employees' trust and reduces job satisfaction. The study is based on various IT employees who have spent at least two years in that particular sector. Variables were measured by conducting a questionnaire to only those employees who have monitoring in their organization. From the past research papers, it was found that advanced notice about monitoring increases the trust in employees which in turn improves the job satisfaction of the employees. The paper talks about the definitions and understanding of electronic monitoring, alternatives employee behaviour, the motives of the organization behind employee mentoring, review of various employee monitoring policies and the privacy concerns of the employees. The empirical study would attempt to derive if monitoring employee behaviour has a major impact on job satisfaction and the other alternatives to monitor employee behaviour without impacting job satisfaction.