Job Attitudes

Job Attitudes - Job Attitudes Attitudes are evaluative...

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Job Attitudes Attitudes are evaluative statements- either favorable or unfavorable- about objects, people or events. They reflect how we feel about something What are the three main components of attitudes? o Cognitive Component - evaluation o Affective Component- feeling o Behavioral Component- action Does behavior always follow from attitudes? o Sometimes behavior follows attitudes, and other times attitudes follow behavior o Cognitive dissonance refers to any incompatibility an individual might perceive between two or more attitudes of behaviors o Research has generally concluded that people seek consistency among their attitudes and between their attitudes and behavior. They do this by altering either the attitudes or the behavior or by developing a rationalization for the discrepancy o Moderating Variables in the attitudes-behavior relationship: The importance of the attitude The attitudes correspondence to behavior Its accessibility If social pressure exists Direct experience with the attitude What are the Major Job Attitudes? o
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