Job Satisfaction

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Research shows that employees with low job satisfaction experience strong positive feelings when they think about their duties or take part in their task activities.

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Values are those things that people consciously or subconsciously want to seek or attain.

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The value-percept theory utilizes three critical psychological states to measure job satisfaction.

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The elements in employees' relationships with their supervisors that affect levels of job satisfaction are much different from the elements in employees' relationships with their coworkers that affect job satisfaction.

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Some employees do not want frequent promotions because promotions bring more responsibility and increased work hours.

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Satisfaction with the work itself is the single strongest driver of overall job satisfaction.

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Meaningfulness of work captures the degree to which employees feel that they are key drivers of the quality of the unit's work.

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Job characteristics theory argues that variety, identity, significance, autonomy, and feedback result in high levels of the three psychological states (meaningfulness of work, responsibility for outcomes, and knowledge of results), making work tasks more satisfying.

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According to job characteristics theory, when students tell professors they hope to take more courses with them, this high level of identity positively affects the professors' job satisfaction.

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The moderate to strong positive correlations between the five core job characteristics and job satisfaction indicate all employees want more variety and more autonomous and significant jobs.

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When employees are very talented and feel a strong need for growth, their core job characteristics have no effect on their job satisfaction.

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States of feeling that are intense, last for a few hours, and are clearly directed at (and caused by) someone or some circumstance are termed moods.

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A challenging assignment given to a knowledgeable and skillful person would be likely to trigger an intense positive mood.

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Passive recreation like watching TV is likely to trigger a flow state.

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Service jobs are high in emotional labor.

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Satisfied employees do a better job of fulfilling the duties described in their job descriptions.

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Research reveals that job satisfaction is correlated strongly with citizenship behavior.

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Nations that are above the poverty line are no happier than those below the poverty line.

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The JDI manual provides national norms for all facets and breaks down those norms according to relevant demographic groups.

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________ is a positive emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one's job or job experiences.

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Job development
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Organizational endurance
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Organizational performance
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Organizational growth
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