Attitudes-Jobs

Attitudes-Jobs - Chapter 4 Job Attitudes Attitudes evaluative statements either favorable or unfavorable about objects people or events reflect how

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Chapter 4 - Job Attitudes Attitudes: evaluative statements - either favorable or unfavorable - about objects, people, or events; reflect how we feel about something Main Components of Negative Attitudes Cognitive Component: evaluation Description of or belief in the way things are; sets the stage for the more critical part of an attitude affective component “My pay is low.” Affective Component: feeling Affect is the emotional or feeling segment of an attitude “I am angry over how little I’m paid.” Behavioral Component: action Behavioral outcomes; an intention to behave in a certain way toward someone or something “I’m going to look for another job that pays better.” Vocabulary Cognitive Dissonance: any incompatibility an individual might perceive between two or more attitudes or between behavior and attitudes Job Satisfaction: a positive feeling about a job, resulting from an evaluation of its characteristics Job Involvement: related to job satisfaction; measures the degree to which people identify
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Attitudes-Jobs - Chapter 4 Job Attitudes Attitudes evaluative statements either favorable or unfavorable about objects people or events reflect how

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