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Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment

Describe a job that you held in the past. (a) Reflecting on your former job, analyze your person-job fit, and give specific examples of how the person-job fit was related to your degree of job satisfaction and organizational commitment. (b) Ultimately, why did you leave that job? (c) As you left that job, what characteristics were you seeking in your next job? What does this tell you about what motivates you in your work? Explain what most motivates you, applying the major theory of motivation that most accurately describes your experience.

Spector, P. E. (2012). Industrial and organizational behavior: Research and practice (6th ed.).
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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Greetings! My name is Dr. Underwood, and I will be assisting you today! This is a great question, as this allows you to think more critically about how our personal well-being impacts our professional lives. In terms of job satisfaction, it is important to understand the components that relate to person-job fit. In other words, what factors are necessary in your person-job fit that relate to ...

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Job satisfaction and organizational commitment are contingent based on components of person-job fit and motivation.