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Unformatted text preview: because they
reflect beliefs about the outcomes of work and behavior
at work. Eg., Workers who value family time will be
dissatisfied with jobs requiring overtime.
The work situation is the most important source of job
satisfaction. A work situation includes the tasks, the
people involved, the surroundings, and the treatment of
the jobholder. Performing a boring task in a noisy
crowded environment leads to lower job satisfaction.
Social influence can come from coworkers or the
groups. Workers surrounded by dissatisfied coworkers
tend to be dissatisfied themselves
Potential Consequences of Job Satisfaction
Does Job Satisfaction Affect Job Performance? ->productive (30’s & 40’s) -- studies show that job
satisfaction is not strongly related to job performance.
Workers cannot change job performance to meet their
satisfaction level because rules and procedures dictate
performance levels and punish workers who fail to
productivity -> ☺ -- When workers are fairly rewarded
for job performance, satisfaction increases
Absenteeism has a weak negative relationshi...
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- Spring '08