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AttitudesAttitude can be defined asa way of thinking or feeling about someone or something,typically one that is reflected in an individual's behavior. Times has changed andwith it the workplace environment has suffered dramatic changes that can beclassified as positive or negative ones.“As each generation ages into the next phase—from youth to young adulthood to midlife to elderhood—its attitudes andbehaviors mature, producing new currents in the public mood.” (Howe & Strauss,2007).With current changes in the work environment, words as downsizing, merging anddownscaling have become part of daily conversations in work environments. Theinstability in the financial world have brought a new perspective on what, in amoment, was a “secure” work place.In some instances, workers have becomevulnerable to the somehow unstable economy, leaving people with the uncertaintyof waking up tomorrow and having a job.That translates into employees feeling
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