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Job Satisfaction: Application, Assessment, Causes, and Consequences / Edition 1

Job Satisfaction: Application, Assessment, Causes, and Consequences / Edition 1

by Paul E. Spector
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ISBN-13: 2900761989232
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/26/1997
Series: Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Paul E. Spector is a distinguished professor of industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology and I/O doctoral program director at the University of South Florida. He is also director of the NIOSH funded Sunshine Education and Research Center's Occupational Health Psychology doctoral program. He is the Associate Editor for Point/Counterpoint for Journal of Organizational Behavior, Associate Editor for Work & Stress, and is on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology and Human Resources Management Review.

He has research interests in both content and research methodology. His content research concerns occupational health and safety, including injuries, stress and workplace violence. His methodology interests involve the connections among measurement, statistics, and inference. He has published four books with SAGE: Job Satisfaction: Applications, Assessment, Causes and Consequences, Research Designs, SAS 8 Programming for Researchers and Social Scientists, and Summated Rating Scale Construction.

Table of Contents

1.The Nature of Job Satisfaction1
What Is Job Satisfaction?2
2.The Assessment of Job Satisfaction5
The Job Satisfaction Survey (JSS)8
The Job Descriptive Index (JDI)12
The Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ)15
The Job Diagnostic Survey (JDS)17
The Job in General Scale (JIG)18
Michigan Organizational Assessment Questionnaire Subscale19
Developing or Modifying a Satisfaction Seale19
Procedure for Scale Development21
3.How People Feel About Work23
Cultural and Demographic Differences in Job Satisfaction25
4.Antecedents of Job Satisfaction30
Environmental Antecedents of Job Satisfaction31
Personal Antecedents of Job Satisfaction49
5.Potential Effects of Job Satisfaction55
Job Performance55
Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB)57
Withdrawal Behavior58
Physical Health and Psychological Well-Being66
Counterproductive Behavior67
Life Satisfaction68
6.Concluding Remarks71
Author Index88
Subject Index93
About the Author96

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