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Ch 7: Overview of Attitudes & Values in the Workplace

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Mobile-friendly and interactive, the lessons in this overview of attitudes and values in the workplace review deviant workplace behavior and job dissatisfaction, among other topics. These concise video lessons can be a life saver when prepping for a test or working on class assignments.

Overview of Attitudes & Values in the Workplace - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, professional instructors take you on a journey through attitudes and values in the workplace. The chapter includes a review of cognitive and behavioral aspects of attitudes. You can also gain a deeper understanding of how employees respond when they experience job dissatisfaction. By the end of the chapter, you should feel confident and ready to:

  • Recall different types of attitudes that exist in the workplace
  • List factors and causes of job satisfaction
  • Discuss how deviant workplace behavior affects an organization
  • Explain what causes job dissatisfaction

These engaging lessons on attitudes and values in the workplace can make the learning experience far more enjoyable. A brief self-assessment quiz is available for each lesson. Printing the quiz is a great way to study offline. The quizzes link back to specific topics in the video, so if you get a question wrong, you can review that topic with a single click.

4 Lessons in Chapter 7: Overview of Attitudes & Values in the Workplace
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Types of Attitudes in the Workplace: Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Components

1. Types of Attitudes in the Workplace: Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Components

Attitudes are a way of thinking, and they shape how we relate to the world both in work and outside of work. Learn more about the components of attitudes including cognitive, affective, and conative, and how they impact the workplace.

What is Job Satisfaction: Definition, Causes and Factors

2. What is Job Satisfaction: Definition, Causes and Factors

Understanding job satisfaction requires an in depth look at its contributing factors. Rewards, accomplishments and performance must all be considered on a case by case basis. Explore these elements, their definition, causes and factors to gain a better understanding of how employees identify job satisfaction and how employers measure it.

Job Dissatisfaction: Causes, Reasons and Employee Responses

3. Job Dissatisfaction: Causes, Reasons and Employee Responses

Job dissatisfaction is the state of being unhappy or uncontented on a job which can be brought by different factors. Explore the causes and reasons of job dissatisfaction, and learn how employees respond to it.

Deviant Workplace Behavior: Negative Effects on an Organization

4. Deviant Workplace Behavior: Negative Effects on an Organization

Deviant workplace behavior has a wide range of impacts on an organization and needs to be understood and dealt with as it arises. Learn what is understood as deviant behavior and explore the negative effects it has on an organization, discover the different types of deviant behavior, and see how it could be related to a character problem rather than job satisfaction.

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