MGMT591 Satisfied Workers Individual Differences

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MGMT591 Satisfied Workers Individual Differences
Our discussion this week focuses on the topics in Chapter 3-6 in the textbook. For starters…

 

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MGMT591 Satisfied Workers Individual Differences

MGMT591 Satisfied Workers Individual Differences

Discussions Week 2 All Students Posts – 87 Pages 

Our discussion this week focuses on the topics in Chapter 3-6 in the textbook. For starters…assume you are new to your job, and on the first day you have a conversation with your boss, who says, “Satisfied workers are productive workers.” Do you agree with her statement? Why? Why not? Please support your opinion with evidence from our readings. Please also remember to respond to your classmates’ posts to stimulate further discussion.

I will also introduce discussion starters related to emotion and mood, personality and values, and emotional intelligence as the week unfolds. For clarity, what exactly is job satisfaction? What are the factors that influence satisfaction? Is this something leaders can control and influence?

  1. This one may be a challenge. Describe Moe Stein using the Big Five Personality Dimensions (p. 125 in textbook). Arguably, Mr. Stein has been a business success. How do you explain this in terms of the dimensions? Does he possess a dimension that should be inconsistent with success?
  2. Does Moe Stein experience job satisfaction? What do you believe contributes to this?
  3. What kind of emotions do you see surface in this case? Is there evidence of emotional contagion?
  4. Does Moe Stein have emotional intelligence (EI)? What would Moe’s son say? Analyze Stein in terms of the four EI competencies. Does the fact that Frank’s Sport Shop is located in the Bronx matter?…