1-23 Notes OB - 1/23/08 Organizational Behavior Notes...

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1/23/08 Organizational Behavior Notes Attitudes o Evaluative Statements or judgments concerning objects, people, or events Cognitive Component The opinion or belief segment of an attitude o An employee believing they deserve a promotion Affective Component The emotional or feeling segment of an attitude o The employee strongly disliking their supervisor Behavioral Component An intention to behave in a certain way toward someone or something Attitude-Behavior Inconsistency o Three ways to Reclaim Consistency Change Attitudes Change Behavior Develop a Rationalization Measuring the A-B Relationship o Recent research indicates that attitudes (A) significantly predict behaviors (B) when moderating variables are shown Importance of the Attitude More important attitudes show more consistent behavior Specificity of the Attitude Accessibility of the Attitude Social Pressures on the Individual Cognitive Dissonance o Any incompatibility between two or more attitudes or between behavior and
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BA 3341 taught by Professor Polkovnichenko during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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1-23 Notes OB - 1/23/08 Organizational Behavior Notes...

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