PSY264notes11508revision

PSY264notes11508revision - Psychology 264: November 5, 2008...

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Psychology 264: November 5, 2008 Main Topic: Values, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction Organizational Attitudes and Behavior Job Satisfaction - how much you like the job Changing Nature of Work - emotions in the Workplace Job involvement - too much involvement interferes with private home life Organizational Commitment - how you feel about the company of the organization you’re working with. The commitment of the organization has been dropping. Organizational Justice- how decisions are made in terms of recognizing people. o Distributive - how we pass it o Procedural - how we get to the decision, who gets recognized who gets paid Organizational Citizenship Behavior - talks about you as an individual as an employee of an organization and your values. The Psychological Contract - an applied perceived set of agreements which is not written between you and the company. What you expect from the company, and what they expect from in terms of doing good in the job. It’s not a written contract. It can be broken when layoffs occur and when someone doesn't get a raise this year. o o Violations by the Firm Cross Cultural Influences - understand how to cross culturally communicate and what influences some cultures can have on to others Individual Responses to Downsizing o Terminated Employees - job and income are lost o Surviving Employees (Too!) The Impact of Mergers & Acquisitions –Acquisitions means that you’re a part of a company but you acquire their habits good or bad and it’s not always the easiest thing to do. Mergers means that you have 2 companies coming together, both parties have to get together and set a new culture which may clash and need to develop something that will work for the both of them. Antisocial Behavior on the Workplace o Violence!!!!! JOB SATISFACTION What "Drives it?" - Everyone wants recognition; the boss has reasonable expectations and what your expectations are of the company. The boss itself you have a crappy or good boss, a boss who pays attention vs. one who doesn't. Career advancement some people want advancement others do not.
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PSY264notes11508revision - Psychology 264: November 5, 2008...

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