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Work values and the job characteristics - job outcome relationship

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dc.contributor.author Tettmar, M. Kathryn. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-09T18:54:56Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-09T18:54:56Z
dc.date.issued 1988-07-09T18:54:56Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10464/2233
dc.description.abstract The importance and achievement of work values were found to be significant variables in the job characteristics-job outcome relationship when investigated with a sample of 117 correctional nurses. Data collected via mailed questionnaires were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficients and stepwise multiple regression. The results indicated that the achievement of intrinsic work values was found to mediate the relationship between job characteristics and internal work motivation and satisfaction, adding considerable explained variance to each of the job outcomes. In addition, the importance of the same intrinsic work values moderated the overall relationship as well as the relationship between job characteristics and achievement of work values. The importance of work values did not, however, moderate the achievement of work values-job outcome relationship as predicted. The practical implications for correctional administrators and nurses, as well as implications for further research were discussed. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Brock University en_US
dc.subject Work. en_US
dc.subject Nurses--Ontario--Job satisfaction. en_US
dc.subject Job satisfaction. en_US
dc.subject Job analysis. en_US
dc.subject Job evaluation. en_US
dc.title Work values and the job characteristics - job outcome relationship en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Education en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education en_US
dc.degree.discipline Faculty of Education en_US


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