11 - Job Attitudes and Emotions Job Satisfaction o Is the...

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Job Satisfaction o Is the average American happy with their job? 76% of employees report being satisfied 58% would still work even if they won $10 million o Are Americans happier than the average worker around the world? Attitudinal variable that reflects how people feel about jobs overall as well as various aspects of the job. Approaches to studying job satisfaction o Global o Job facets o Which provides a better representation of job satisfaction? Assessment o Survey Questionnaires Self-report Advantages o You know better than anyone Disadvantage o Lie Supervisor Report Advantages o Less invasive o Subjective Disadvantages o Lie o Don’t know how you feel necessarily o Interviews o Job Descriptive Index (JDI) 5 facets: (yes, uncertain, no) Work Supervision Pay Co-workers Promotion opportunities Can sum for overall score, but not recommended Used frequently by org. researchers o Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire Assesses 20 facets 2 forms o Long version 100 items o Short version 20 items
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course PSYC 351 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas A&M.

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11 - Job Attitudes and Emotions Job Satisfaction o Is the...

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