Perceived Person-organization Fit: Moving Beyond Correspondence-based Explanations

Perceived Person-organization Fit: Moving Beyond Correspondence-based Explanations

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Over the next 20 years the labor shortage in the U.S. is expected to grow to 25 million with skilled labor being in especially high demand (Employment Policy Foundation, Future Labor Skill Shortages Jeopardize American Prosperity, October, 2001). As such, the firm's ability to recruit human capital will increase in importance. Research suggests that person-organization fit is an important predicator of early stage recruiting outcomes such as organizational attraction (e.g., Kristof-Brown, A.L., Zimmerman, R.D., a Johnson, E.C. 2005. Consequences of individuals' fit at work: A meta-analysis of person-job, person-organization, person-group, and person-supervisor fit. Personnel Psychology, 58, 281-342). As such, this dissertation seeks to increase our understanding of the causes of overall PO fit perceptions in the context of realistic early recruiting outcomes. Organizational brand image, individual affectivity, and measures of PO fit on specific work attributes are hypothesized to be related to job seekers perceptions of overall fit perceptions.Because the facets were expected to be correlated I executed the factor analysis using principal axis factoring with promax rotation (Hair, Anderson, Tatham aamp; Black, 1998). ... The five factor model fit the data well (see Table C1). The fit indicesanbsp;...


Title:Perceived Person-organization Fit: Moving Beyond Correspondence-based Explanations
Author: Todd Christian Darnold
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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