Accession Number:

ADA134415

Title:

Effects of Load, Cognitive Complexity and Type A on Satisfaction.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER HERSHEY PA DEPT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

Report Date:

1983-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

Effects of information load on satisfaction as modified by type A vs. Type B and by Cognitive Complexity were investigated. Satisfaction decreased with increasing task difficulty load but was particularly low for persons of Type A and cognitive simple styles. Similar results were obtained for a measure of Enjoyment Despite Dissatisfaction which accounted for motivation in the face of challenge. Relationships between job and task satisfaction are considered. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE