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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1-5 Movie Case: Office Space Instructions: Watch the section noted for each number and then answer the corresponding questions 1. The “memo” (2:12 on the DVD) a. Filing a TPS report qualifies as what kind of task? b. We see in this scene that Peter has multiple supervisors. According to the idea that there are three “critical psychological states” of work, which one of these states is violated here? According to the job characteristics theory which one of the five characteristics that makes work intrinsically satisfying is violated? 2. “The case of the Mondays” (8:00 on the DVD) a. Peter already does not want to be at work. What kind of behavior is Peter suggesting to his coworkers by going to get coffee at 10 am during work? b. According to your text withdrawal behaviors usually rise when there is low what? c. Samir mentions it being nice to have job security. Job security fosters what kind of organizational commitment? If this type of security contributes to Samir’s job satisfaction, then according to the value-percept theory, what do we know about Samir?value-percept theory, what do we know about Samir?...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, a. peter