Understanding What People Do 1

Understanding What People Do 1 - S atisfaction, C m e and...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Satisfaction, Commitment, and Motivation
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We are talking now about changing people Some common organizational interventions Job redesign to increase satisfaction Communicating with workers to improve commitment Cash incentives to increase effort All of these have target behavior that we want to measure, so we should try to be rigorous about measuring if our expensive interventions are working
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The Major Work Attitudes: Bases and I get satisfaction of three kinds. One is creating something, one is being paid for it and one is the feeling that I haven't just been sitting on my ass all afternoon. William F. Buckley Researchers describe three other types of satisfaction Satisfaction with the organization’s policies and practices (procedural and distributive justice, compensation, opportunities for advancement) Satisfaction with the work itself Satisfaction with the social setting (i.e. co-workers and supervisors)
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What Is an Attitude? Cognition Thoughts about a stimulus An evaluation based on logic and comparison to other factors Influenced by verbal persuasion, facts, and reason Affect The emotional response to a stimulus A feeling based on unconscious or mood-based reactions Influenced by positive associations, such as links to other positive mood states Behavior What you do in response to a stimulus The activities that you might engage after considering a stimulus
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Important Job Attitudes Job satisfaction A positive feeling about your job in general Job involvement Identifying with and actively participating in a job Organizational commitment Identifying with and actively participating in the organization
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Relationship between Job Attitudes and Behavioral intention Observed behavior Attitude about behavior Subjective norms (other people’s attitudes toward the behavior) Perceived control over behavior
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Thinking about the process of deciding to stay or
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