An April 2017 survey from the Society for Human Resource
Management (SHRM) finds that being treated respectfully
is a “very important” contributor to job satisfaction
for 2 out of every 3 employees.
Respectful treatment ranked higher than any of the other
factors driving employee job satisfaction.
Top 10 Factors are:
#1 Respectful treatment of all employees at all levels.
#2 Compensation/pay, overall.
#3 Trust between employees and senior management.
#4 Job security.
#5 Opportunities to use your skills and abilities in your
#6 Feeling safe in your work environment.
#7 Benefits, overall.
#8 Organization’s financial stability.
#9 Communication between employees and senior management.
#10 The work itself.
When talking about respectful treatment, there are a
variety of issues the come under this topic ranging from
diversity and inclusion to prevention of workplace
violence and harassment. As such, building a company
culture that encourages respect, diversity, and equality
is very important in improving job satisfaction and