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Attitudes and Job Satisfaction Chapter 3 Prof. Randel
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Attitudes Attitudes Evaluative  statements or  judgments  concerning  objects,  people, or  events. Affective Component The emotional or  feeling  segment  of an attitude Cognitive component The opinion or belief segment  of an attitude [Evaluation] Behavioral Component An intention to behave in a certain  way toward someone or something  [Action]
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Attitudes The affective component is what people  generally refer to Less stable than values Key OB attitudes are: Job satisfaction Job involvement Organizational commitment
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A couple of things to keep in  mind about job satisfaction: Productive workers are more satisfied Job satisfaction depends in part on  fairness
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Why is job satisfaction  important to consider? Satisfied workers tend to: Be less likely to quit  Be more likely to be helpful Have better mental and physical health
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