Satisfaction at last job and unemployment: A new look

Connie R Wanberg, Heather D. Carmichael, Ronald G. Downey

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Based on interview studies, the unemployment literature suggests that last job satisfaction influences reactions to unemployment. This study assessed the quantitative relationship between last job satisfaction and the unemployment experience. Results do not support the literature's premise that high last job satisfaction predicts a negative reaction to unemployment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-131
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Organizational Behavior
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1999


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