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WEEK THREE Attitudes and Job Satisfaction Attitudes Job satisfaction Video: Surfer Girl Makes Comeback
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Attitudes (1) 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. Behavioral Component An intention to behave in a certain  way toward someone or something.
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Attitudes (2) Job Involvement Identifying with the job, actively participating in it, and  considering performance important to self-worth. Organizational Commitment Identifying with a particular organization and its  goals, and wishing to maintain membership in the  organization. Job Satisfaction A collection of positive and/or negative feelings that an  individual holds toward his or her job. 
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Attitudes (3) Employee Engagement An individual’s involvement with, satisfaction with,   and enthusiasm for the organization. Perceived Organizational Support (POS Degree to which employees feel the organization cares about their well-being.
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Attitudes (4) Attitudes and Consistency People seek consistency among their attitudes People seek consistency between their attitudes and behavior People seek to align attitudes and behavior by changing one or the other
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Attitudes (5) Festinger’s Cognitive Dissonance Theory Attempts to explain the linkage between attitudes and behavior. Dissonance between attitudes and behavior motivates
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2010 for the course MGT 3906 taught by Professor Syedakhtar during the Spring '10 term at City University of Hong Kong.

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Week3 - WEEK THREE Attitudes and Job Satisfaction Attitudes...

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