Compared to values attitudes are more specific not as

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Unformatted text preview: about their jobs and organizations. • 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 component “ 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 social influence. Personality, the enduring way a person has of feeling, thinking, and behaving, is the first determinant of job satisfaction 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.

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