Mid Term Exam - MBA5001 Organizational Behavior Winter Term...

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MBA5001, Organizational Behavior Winter Term 2015 Dr. Joseph Heinzman Mid-Term Exam 2. Fill in the table below that illustrates the relationship between job satisfaction and the following dependent variables and the direction of the relationship i.e. positive or negative. Dependent Variable Positive or negative relationship Attitudinal Organizational Commitment positive Motivation positive Intention to Quit negative Morale positive Cognitive Withdrawal negative 3. Explain how the motivational theories of Alderfer and Herzberg relate to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Draw a model of the relationships. Ans: All the motivational theories of Maslow, Alderfer and Herzberg come under the “Behavioural Era”. In this era, the main focus was on the good relations between the employees and management of the organization. According to Maslow, there were five needs which were categorized as follows: i. Physiological needs such as food, shelter, thirst etc ii.
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  • Summer '15
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  • Frederick Herzberg, Attitudinal organizational commitment, Dr. Joseph Heinzman

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