KIC000079 - the degree to which an employee Identifies with a particular organization and its goals and wishes to maintain membership in the

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Chapter 3 Vocab 1. Attitudes- evaluative statements or judgments concerning objects, people, or events 2. Cognitive component of an attitude- the opinion or belief segment of an attitude 3. Affective component of an attitude- the emotional or feeling segment of an attitude 4. Behavioral component of an attitude- an intention to behave in a certain way toward someone or something 5. Cognitive dissonance- any incompatibility between two or more attitudes or between behavior and attitudes 6. Self-perception theory- attitudes are used after the fact to make sense out of an action that has already taken occurred 7. Job satisfaction- a positive feeling about one's job resulting from an evaluation of its characteristics 8. Job involvement- the degree to which a person identifies with a job, actively participates in it, and considers performance important to self-worth 9. Psychological empowerment- employees' belief in the degree to which they impact their work environment, their competence, the meaningfulness of their job, and the perceived autonomy in their work 10. Organizational commitment-
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Unformatted text preview: the degree to which an employee Identifies with a particular organization and its goals and wishes to maintain membership in the organization 11. Affective commitment-an emotional attachment to the organization and a belief in its values 12. Continuance commitment-the perceived economic value of remaining with an organization compared to leaving it 13. Normative commitment-an obligation to remain with the organization for moral or ethical reasons 14. Perceived organizational support-the degree to which employees believe the organization values their contribution and cars about their well-being 15. Employee engagement-an individuars involvement with, satisfaction with, and enthusiasm for the work theY 110 16. Attitude surveys-eliciting responses form employees through questionnaires on how they feel about their jobs, work groups, supervisors, and the organization...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course MANAGEMENT 371 taught by Professor Morrow during the Spring '10 term at Iowa State.

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