Values_Chapter_Notes

Values_Chapter_Notes

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Unformatted text preview: how one should behave at work. • The most general and long-lasting feelings and beliefs people have that contribute to how they experience work. • Values can be intrinsic (i.e., related to the nature of work itself) or extrinsic (i.e., related to the consequences of work). Terminal values or desirable end-states of existence (equality, freedom, and salvation). Instrumental values are preferable modes of behavior or means of achieving the terminal values (capable, cheerful, courageous, imaginative, logical, loving, and responsible) People in the same occupations or categories, such as corporate executives, union members, or community activists, tend to hold similar values. VALUES, ATTITUDES, & JOB SATISFACTION NOTES Types of Values Terminal Terminal Values Values Instrumental Instrumental Values Values 2 Work Attitudes are more specific than values and not as long lasting. Attitude changes occur over time or through changed work situations. Specific important work attitudes are job satisfaction, Job involvement and organizational commitment Work Attitudes • Collections of feelings, beliefs, and thoughts about how to behave that people currently hold...
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This document was uploaded on 03/15/2014 for the course HROB 101 at CSU Sacramento.

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