Dispositional effects on job and life satisfaction: the role of core evaluations.

@article{Judge1998DispositionalEO,
  title={Dispositional effects on job and life satisfaction: the role of core evaluations.},
  author={Timothy A. Judge and Edwin A. Locke and Cathy C. Durham and Avraham N. Kluger},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={
          17-34
        }
}
Past research has suggested that dispositional sources of job satisfaction can be traced to measures of affective temperament. The present research focused on another concept, core self-evaluations, which were hypothesized to comprise self-esteem, generalized self-efficacy, locus of control, and nonneuroticism. A model hypothesized that core self-evaluations would have direct effects on job and life satisfaction. It also was hypothesized that core self-evaluations would have indirect effects on… 

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