Study Guide MGT291 Chapters 1[1]

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Study Guide MGT291 Chapters 1-8 Job Characteristics Model Job satisfaction Need fulfillment No discrepancies Value attainment Equity satisfaction Dispositional/genetic components Personality, including: Self monitoring o Extent to which a person observes their own self-expressive behavior and adapts it to the situation Machiavellianism Locus of control o Internal: attributing outcomes to one’s own actions o External: believing performance is the product of circumstances beyond one’s immediate control Myers-Briggs/Kersey o Test used to assess personality types, each of are born with a certain predisposition for preferences Introvert or extravert Sensing or intuitive Thinking or feeling Judging or perceiving Big Five Model
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Emotional Intelligence o Ability to manage oneself in one’s relationships in mature and constructive ways Hofstede’s Framework o Power distance: how much inequity does someone expect in social situations o Individual-collectivism: how loosely or closely is the person socially bonded? o Masculinity-femininity: does the person embrace competitive, performance-oriented traits or nurturing, relation-oriented feminine traits? o Uncertainty-avoidance: how strongly does the person desire highly structured situations? o Long term-short term orientation Organizational culture Set of shared, taken-for-granter implicit assumptions that a group holds and that determines how it perceives, thinks about and reacts to its various environments o Characteristics Passed on to new employees through the process of socialization Influences our behavior at work Operates at different levels o Layers Enacted values: represent the values and norms that actually are exhibited or converted into employee behavior Basic assumptions: constituent organizational values that have become so taken for granted over time that they become assumptions that guide organizational behavior Organizational socialization Process by which a person learns the values, norms, and required behaviors which permit him to participate as a member of the organization o Phase 1: (anticipatory socialization) when the individual first joins the organizations and begins
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course MGT 291 taught by Professor Maryj.squance during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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