chapter at a glance
When we're feeling good there's hardly anything better. But when we're feeling down, it takes a toll on us and possibly others. OB scholars are very interested in emotions, attitudes, and job satisfaction. Here's what to look for in Chapter 3. Don't forget to check your learning with the Summary Questions & Answers and Self-Test in the end-of-chapter Study Guide.
WHAT ARE EMOTIONS AND MOODS?
Types of Emotions
HOW DO EMOTIONS AND MOODS INFLUENCE BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS?
Emotion and Mood Contagion
Emotions and Moods across Cultures
Emotions and Moods as Affective Events
Functions of Emotions and Moods
WHAT ARE ATTITUDES?
Components of Attitudes
Attitudes and Behavior
Attitudes and Cognitive Consistency
Types of Job Attitudes
WHAT IS JOB SATISFACTION AND WHAT ARE ITS IMPLICATIONS?
Components of Job Satisfaction
Job Satisfaction Findings
Job Satisfaction and Behavior
Job Satisfaction and Performance
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