Organizational Behavior – Attitude and Jobs (Chapter Seven) Study Guide

Organizational Behavior – Attitude and Jobs (Chapter Seven) Study Guide

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Organizational Behavior – Attitude and Jobs (Chapter Seven) Study Guide Attitude "a learned predisposition to respond in a consistently favorable or unfavorable manner with respect to a given object" Cognitive Dissonance Psychological discomfort experienced when attitudes and behavior are inconsistent Organizational Commitment extent to which an individual identifies with an organization and its goals Job Involvement extent to which an individual is immersed in his or her personal job Employee Engagement an individual's involvement, satisfaction, and enthusiasm for work Job Satisfaction an affective or emotional response toward various facets of one's job Value congruence associated with positive job outcomes such as career success, satisfaction and lower turnover intentions work/family life conflict More women in the paid workforce, more dual-income families, more single working parents, and an aging population that gives mid-career employees day care or elder care responsibilities
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Unformatted text preview: are all factors serving to increase reduce cognitive dissonance Leon Festinger theorized that people will seek to __________ through one of three main methods: changing one's attitude, behavior or both; belittling the importance of the inconsistent behavior; or finding consonant elements that are more important. affective component The __________ is the feelings or emotions one has about an object or situation behavioral component of an attitude how one intends to act or behave toward someone or something equity According to the __________ model of job satisfaction, satisfaction is a function of how "fairly" an individual is treated and occurs when one's perception that work outcomes, relative to inputs, compare favorably with a significant other's outcomes/inputs. psychological contract A(n) __________ represents an employee's beliefs about what he or she is entitled to receive in return for what he or she provides to the organization....
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