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Person-organization fit and work-related attitudes and decisions: examining interactive effects with job fit and conscientiousness.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17845097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study examined boundary conditions that surround the importance of perceived person-organization (P-O) fit for work-related attitudes and decisions. The authors hypothesized that P-O fit is more strongly related to satisfaction and job choice decisions when needs-supplies (N-S) job fit or demands-abilities (D-A) job fit is low, and that P-O fit is more strongly related to job choice decisions for highly conscientious individuals. Hypotheses were tested among 299 participants in a 12-week internship program. Results indicated that P-O fit was more strongly related to satisfaction when individuals experienced low N-S job fit. P-O fit was more strongly related to job choice intentions when individuals experienced low D-A job fit or were highly conscientious. Finally, P-O fit was related to job offer acceptance for highly conscientious individuals.
Christian J Resick; Boris B Baltes; Cynthia Walker Shantz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of applied psychology     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0021-9010     ISO Abbreviation:  J Appl Psychol     Publication Date:  2007 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-11     Completed Date:  2007-10-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0222526     Medline TA:  J Appl Psychol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1446-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
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(c) 2007 APA.
Department of Management, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Decision Making*
Interpersonal Relations*
Personal Satisfaction
Social Behavior*
Workplace / psychology*

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