Employee Attitudes and Job Satisfaction

2822 Words Nov 3rd, 2012 12 Pages
Assignment on: Employee Attitudes and Job Satisfaction

Done by: T.K. Cédric Wan Wing Kai(081461)

Cohort: BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management 09 Part Time

Table of Contents
Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………………..3
Employee Attitude……………………………………………………………………………………………4 * Features of Attitudes………………………………………………………………………………………………………….4
Attitudes, Opinions and Beliefs……………………………………………………………………….5
Factors in Attitude formation………………………………………………………………………...6
Methods of Attitude change…………………………………………………………………………….6
Values and attitudes……………………………………………………………………………………….7
Values and Behavior……………………………………………………………………………………….7
Attitude of employees towards the organization…………………………………………..8
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A difference can also be made between attitude and belief. A belief is an enduring organization of perceptions and cognitions about some aspects of individual world whereas belief is a hypothesis concerning the nature of objects, more particularly, concerning one’s judgement of the probability regarding the nature.
In this sense, belief is the cognitive component of attitude which reflects the manner in which an object is perceived. The difference between attitude, opinion and belief exists on conceptual basis.
Most researchers believe that these three terms are so closely tied that it is difficult to separate them except on a limited conceptual basis.

Many psychologists however think that attitudes are more important to human behavior than are the related aspects. For instance, more efforts have been put into analyzing attitudes rather than others. It is obvious to say that attitudes are an important concern because of their main position in the process of changing work perquisites in efforts.

Attitude itself do not influence behavior but these acts with other factors in the individual influencing behavior, such as personality, perception, motivation and others.
Further, attitudes are also affected by the individual dimension as well as the objects, persons and ideas. Attitudes have been through as serving four functions and there by influencing the behavior.
These are: 1. Instrumental – Attitude are a way to reach a desired objective or to avoid an