'Taking a sickie': Job satisfaction and job involvement as interactive predictors of absenteeism in a public organization

  title={'Taking a sickie': Job satisfaction and job involvement as interactive predictors of absenteeism in a public organization},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Wegge and Klaus H. Schmidt and Carole Parkes and Rolf Van Dick},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology},
Correlations between absenteeism and work attitudes such as job satisfaction have often been found to be disappointingly weak. As prior work reveals, this might be due to ignoring interactive effects of attitudes with different attitude targets (e.g. job involvement and organizational commitment). Drawing on basic principles in personality research and insights about the situational variability of job satisfaction judgments, we proposed that similar interactions should be present also for… 

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