Unformatted text preview: ual and spiritual intimacy) 9. National Security (protection from attack) 10. Pleasure (an enjoyable, leisurely life) 11. Salvation (saved; eternal life) 12. SelfRespect (selfesteem) Sikkim Manipal University 53 Value, Ethics And Job Satisf action Unit 5 13. A Sense of Accomplishment (a lasting contribution) 14. Social Recognition (respect and admiration) 15. True Friendship (close companionship) 16. W isdom (a mature understanding of life) 17. A W orld at Peace (a world free of war and conflict) 18. A W orld of Beauty (beauty of nature and the arts) Instrumental values 1. Ambitious (hardworking and aspiring) 2. Broadminded (openminded) 3. Capable (competent; effective) 4. Clean (neat and tidy) 5. Courageous (standing up for your beliefs) 6. Forgiving (willing to pardon others) 7. Helpful (working for the welfare of others) 8. Honest (sincere and truthful) 9. Imaginative (daring and creative) 10. Independent (selfreliant; selfsufficient) 11. Intellectual (intelligent and reflective) 12. Logical (consistent; rational) 13. Loving (aff ectionate and tender) 14. Loyal (faithful to friends or the group) 15. Obedient (dutiful; respectful) 16. Polite (courteous and wellmannered) 17. Responsible (dependable and reliable) 18. Selfcontrolled (restrained; selfdisciplined) Self Assessment Questions 1 1. ___________ values refer to desirable endstates of existence, the goals that a person would like to achieve during his/her lifetime. 2. Social Recognition is ____________ value Sikkim Manipal University 54 Value, Ethics And Job Satisf action Unit 5 3. ___________ values refer to preferable modes of behavior, or means of achieving the terminal values 5.3 Contemporary Work Cohort Robbins (2003) has proposed Contemporary Work Cohort, in which the unique value of different cohorts is that the U.S. workforce has been segmented by the era they entered the workforce. Individuals’ values diff er, but tend to reflect the societal values of the period in which they grew up. The cohorts and the respective values have been listed below: 1. Veterans—W orkers who entered the workforce from the early 1940s through the early 1960s. They exhibited the following value orientations: They were influenced by the Great Depression and W orld W ar II 1. Believed in hard work 2. Tended to be loyal to their employer 3. Terminal values: Comfortable life and family security 2. Boomers—Employees who entered the workforce during the 1960s through the mid1980s belonged to this category. Their value orientations were: 1. Influenced heavily by John F. Kennedy, the civil rights and feminist movements, the Beatles, the Vietnam W ar, and babyboom competition 2. Distrusted authority, but gave a high emphasis on achievement and material success 3. Organizations who employed them were vehicles for their careers 4. Terminal values: sense of accomplishment and social recognition 3. Xers—began to enter the...
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