Janet P. Near

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Although it seems intuitively obvious that the happy student will be a more productive student, empirical tests of that assumption are curiously sparse. We tested a model that included satisfaction with various life domains, overall life satisfaction, cumulative college GPA, and ratings on an assessment center exercise. Results indicated that overall life(More)
The authors find reasons to question whether conventional measures of job satisfaction capture the original conception of 'morale'. In particular, evidence suggests that these measures reflect primarily cognitive evaluation rather than affective state or hedonic tone. Recent developments indicate that cognitive and affective systems may be somewhat(More)
Excerpt] This article is about one simulation which we have found to be helpful in teaching managers how to implement change. The function of the renewal process is to enable to firm to cope more efficiently with environmental fluctuations. In perceiving and responding to these external changes, management acts according to its own view of what deserves(More)
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