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The Relation between Attachment Style and Level of Experienced Work Satisfaction

Ossiannilsson, Linda LU and Linder, Julia LU (2011) PSYK01 20111
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The purpose of the present study was to analyze the relationship between attachment style and level of work satisfaction for employees (n = 95) within a wide variety of workplaces in Sweden. A survey method was used and the questionnaire that was distributed contained ASQ, QPSNordic as well as items measuring general work satisfaction. A positive correlation between secure attachment style and level of work satisfaction was found. Furthermore, attachment style predicted employees’ sense of mastery at work, which in turn was found to partly explain the variance in work satisfaction. The relation between attachment style and work satisfaction could therefore be said to be affected by individuals’ self-assessment of how well they master their... (More)
The purpose of the present study was to analyze the relationship between attachment style and level of work satisfaction for employees (n = 95) within a wide variety of workplaces in Sweden. A survey method was used and the questionnaire that was distributed contained ASQ, QPSNordic as well as items measuring general work satisfaction. A positive correlation between secure attachment style and level of work satisfaction was found. Furthermore, attachment style predicted employees’ sense of mastery at work, which in turn was found to partly explain the variance in work satisfaction. The relation between attachment style and work satisfaction could therefore be said to be affected by individuals’ self-assessment of how well they master their work. (Less)
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author
Ossiannilsson, Linda LU and Linder, Julia LU
supervisor
organization
course
PSYK01 20111
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Work Satisfaction, Attachment Style, Working Life, Organizations, Mastery of Work, Interpersonal Relationships, QPSNordic, ASQ
language
English
id
1983305
date added to LUP
2011-08-11 13:45:58
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  abstract     = {The purpose of the present study was to analyze the relationship between attachment style and level of work satisfaction for employees (n = 95) within a wide variety of workplaces in Sweden. A survey method was used and the questionnaire that was distributed contained ASQ, QPSNordic as well as items measuring general work satisfaction. A positive correlation between secure attachment style and level of work satisfaction was found. Furthermore, attachment style predicted employees’ sense of mastery at work, which in turn was found to partly explain the variance in work satisfaction. The relation between attachment style and work satisfaction could therefore be said to be affected by individuals’ self-assessment of how well they master their work.},
  author       = {Ossiannilsson, Linda and Linder, Julia},
  keyword      = {Work Satisfaction,Attachment Style,Working Life,Organizations,Mastery of Work,Interpersonal Relationships,QPSNordic,ASQ},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Relation between Attachment Style and Level of Experienced Work Satisfaction},
  year         = {2011},
}