The research question was: what are the Finnish cultural traits that affect the employee satisfaction.
The main aim was to find out the level of employee satisfaction in Prisma, Mikkeli, and to find out possible aspects for improvements.
The biggest improvement is needed in the field of the financial rewards, because most of the employees are not showing high satisfaction with it.
The conclusions made regarding the research are only valid for Prisma Mikkeli and can not be generalised for other organizations.
The empirical part of the thesis and the questionnaire were created according to the mentioned concepts.
The questionnaire also included parts where the questions about expectations of the employee, work environment and job organization were asked.
After the target organization had been found, the research question was composed: what is the level of employee satisfaction in Prisma, Mikkeli.
The main subjects will be leadership and motivation, and the affect they have on employee satisfaction.
The analysis of the research results is based on various theories in the field of Human Resource Management.
Different motivation, leadership and cultural theories are used in explaining and analyzing the results.