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Effects of job satisfaction, affective commitment and job involvement on job skill ratings

Abstract

In this study, we surveyed 272 post-holders from four different occupations, namely, public servants in charge of HR administration, software engineers, web editors, and newspaper advertisement salesperson. We found that the three job attitude variables of job satisfaction, affective commitment and job involvement all have significant effects upon job skill importance ratings and skill level ratings after controlling for occupational and demographic variables. Further comparison revealed that job satisfaction has a greater influence upon the above two ratings than affective commitment and job involvement. Also, we studied several occupations comprehensively in the present article, which is beneficial to a deeper understanding of factors influencing job analysis ratings and is thus of great importance to future job analysis research and practice.

摘要

通过对从事人力资源맜理工作的公务员、 软件工程师、 网络编辑和报纸广告销售人员四个职业的272名任职者调查数据的层次回归分析, 并控制了职业和人口统计学变量的影响, 发现工作满意度、 情感承诺和工作投入3个工作态度变量对工作技能的重要性和水平评价结果有显著影响。 进一步对比发现, 工作满意度对技能的重要性和水平评价结果的影响效应较大. 该研究对多个职业的分析结果拓展了人们对工作分析结果影响因素的认识, 并对未来工作分析研究和实践有重要的启示作用。

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Translated from Xinli xuebao 心理学报 (Acta Psychological Sinica), 2007, 39(1): 146–154

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Li, W., Shi, K., He, D. et al. Effects of job satisfaction, affective commitment and job involvement on job skill ratings. Front. Bus. Res. China 2, 137–154 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11782-008-0008-5

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Keywords

  • job analysis
  • job satisfaction
  • affective commitment
  • job involvement

关键词

  • 工作分析
  • 工作满意度
  • 情感承诺
  • 工作投入