Rustin Meyer Assignment 5.docx - Daniel Washington Rustin Meyer PSYC 2220 Assignment 5 Work Attitudes and Attendance The research study on work

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Daniel Washington 4/25/2016 Rustin Meyer PSYC 2220 Assignment 5: Work Attitudes and Attendance The research study on work attitudes and attendance examined the relationship between work attitudes and work attendance of managerial employees, and the purpose of this study was to see how situational constraints play a role in affecting employees’ work attitudes. According to Herman, a researcher who studied work attitudes and work attendance, work attitudes affect work related behavior when that behavior is under the control of the subject. In other words, if an employee has autonomy and flexibility over their work behavior, then they may be more likely to show a more favorable attitude towards their job, and hence, employee satisfaction may increase as a result. However, according to research, there may be some confounding variables or alternative explanations that could confound the actual relationship between attendance and work related attitudes. The presence of social or final penalties that are associated with absenteeism
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