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• Compared to values, attitudes are
– More specific
– Not as long lasting • Specific work attitudes:
– Job satisfaction is the collection of feelings and beliefs that
people have about their current jobs.
– Job Involvement the degree to which a person identifies,
actively participates in his job
– Organizational commitment is the collection of feelings and
beliefs that people have about their organizations as a whole Work attitudes are made up of feelings, the affective
component; beliefs, the cognitive component; and
thoughts about how to behave, the behavioral
“ Discrimination is wrong” -- Cognitive
“I don’t like Jon b/c he discriminates” --Affective
“I will avoid Jon b/c of my feeling about him” --Behavioral
Read on the text Cognitive Dissonance and attitude
change. Determinants of Job Satisfaction
Four sets of factors affect a person’s level of job
satisfaction: personality, values, the work situation, and
Personality, the enduring way a person has of feeling,
thinking, and behaving, is the first determinant of job
Work values also affect job satisfaction...
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This document was uploaded on 03/15/2014 for the course HROB 101 at CSU Sacramento.
- Spring '08