Identify the consequences of having dissatisfied employees and describe ways of applying the four theories of job satisfaction and how you would use them to boost job satisfaction. Discuss how intrinsic and extrinsic motivation factors affect job satisfaction. 

When answering consider how goals may help with job satisfaction and how to design jobs to enhance motivation.

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Four theories of job satisfaction:

Dispositional Theory

Two-Factor Theory

Affect Theory Theory

Job Characteristics Model

References provided by Professor for this weeks lesson:

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Alanis Business Academy. (2012, October 16). Episode 46: The equity theory of motivation [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=yDCW9vVPCmo

De Jong, J. P., Cuyper, N., & Schalk, R. (2009). Balanced versus unbalanced psychological contracts in temporary and permanent employment: Associations with employee attitudes. Management and Organization Review, 5(3), 329-351. 


Dkchaitanya0409. (2015, October 8). How to motivate others: Expectancy theory simplified [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=QSZxYotsUg8

FEDX50’s channel. (2012, November 29). Unlike the disgraceful Walmart, Costco treats their employees with respect [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=KEu-GtEKhGA

Gignac, G. E., & Palmer, B. R. (2011). The genos employee motivation assessment. Industrial and Commercial Training, 43(2), 79-87. doi://

Job characteristics model. (2013, April 25). What is job characteristics theory? [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=oxxQuCTVgqY

Kevin Burns. (2009, September 11). Attitude at work [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=ZFD8_bvoGyM

Khan, S., Shahzad, S., Ullah, R., Khan, Q., & Wasim, D. (2012). Role of transactional and relational contract in employee turnover intention (A study of business affiliated institutions employees of Peshawar Pakistan). Journal of 

Asian Business Strategy, 2(6), 122.

Narayan Trivedi. (2015, October 27). Affective disposition theory: Top # 5 facts [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=Dm5qCcx05GQ

Sayang Syamira Sobri. (2015, November 14). Locke’s goal-setting theory of motivation [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=QlccPsM7GCU.

Tutor2u. (2016, April 15). Motivation theory: Herzberg (Two-factor theory) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtube/v=f-qbGAvR4EU

What are the different theories of job satisfaction? (2016). Retrieved from

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