Chapter 11 Job Satisfaction: The Meaning of Work

 

The Psychology of Work Behavior

4th edition

I SATISFACTION AND MENTAL HEALTH

II A SHORT HISTORY OF SATISFACTION RESEARCH

    1. Measurement Issues

III THEORETICAL ISSUES

    1. The Hawthorne Studies
    2. The Hoppock Study (1935)
    3. Schaffer’s Theory (1953)

IV CURRENT RESEARCH AND THEORY

    1. The Two-Factor Theory (Herzberg, 1959)
    1. Tests of the Two-Factor Theory
    1. The Lawler Model of Facet Satisfaction

V SOME RECENT THEORIES

    1. Locke’s Value Theory
    2. Opponent Process Theory (Landy, 1978)
    3. The Vitamin Model (Warr, 1987)

VI. AN EMERGING POSITION: SATISFACTINO AS ATTRIBUTION

    1. Mechanisms of Emotion
    2. Arousal and Satisfaction
    3. Satisfaction and Cognition
    1. A Cognitive Puzzle: Job Enrichment
    1. Satisfaction as a Disposition

VII SOURCES OF JOB SATISFACTION

    1. Individual Differences and Job Satisfaction

VIII. THE MEASUREMENT OF JOB SATISFACTION

    1. Measures of Satisfaction Other than Attitude Scales

IX. THE CONSEQUENCES OF JOB SATISFACTION AND DISSATISFACTION

    1. Satisfaction and Withdrawal from the Workplace
    1. Absenteeism
    2. Turnover
    1. Satisfaction and Performance

X. WORK AND LIFE

XI. UNEMPLOYMENT AND SATISFACTION

XII. SATISFACTION FROM INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE