Application Of Core Self Evaluation And The Personality Job Fit Theory

735 Words Sep 8th, 2015 3 Pages
This thread discusses and analyzes the business problem of job dissatisfaction through the application of core self-evaluation and the personality-job fit theory. This work will also offer a spiritual and biblical examination of job dissatisfaction as they relate to the biblical principle of Covenant. Two key elements of Covenant, hesed and mutual accountability will also be examined.
Job Dissatisfaction The problem of job dissatisfaction is a global workplace issue. Although Americans are happier in their jobs, satisfaction in the United States is declining due to downsizing and overburdening. (Robbins & Judge, 2009). Before outlining job dissatisfaction a definition of job satisfaction is needed. Job satisfaction is “[an] individuals’ cognitive…and evaluative reactions to [the] job…itself, managers, pay, promotion[s], and co-workers” (Janićijević, Kovačević, & Petrović, 2015). Thus, job dissatisfaction could stem from a negative feeling or attitude towards any combination of the previously listed workplace factors (Janićijević, Kovačević, & Petrović, 2015). Many examples of job dissatisfaction stem from dissatisfaction with promotion opportunities and beliefs about company fairness; however, not all forms of job dissatisfaction arise from work conditions (Robbins & Judge, 2009).
Role of Core Self-Evaluation and Job Satisfaction According to Robbins and Judge (2009), core self-evaluation plays a vital role in job satisfaction or dissatisfaction.…

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