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

@article{Wegge2007TakingAS,
  title={'Taking a sickie': Job satisfaction and job involvement as interactive predictors of absenteeism in a public organization},
  author={J. Wegge and Klaus-Helmut Schmidt and C. Parkes and R. Dick},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={80},
  pages={77-89}
}
  • J. Wegge, Klaus-Helmut Schmidt, +1 author R. Dick
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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