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Q: attitudinal changes in the workplace ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: attitudinal changes in the workplace
Category: Business and Money > Employment
Asked by: johnjmcd-ga
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Posted: 12 Oct 2003 04:46 PDT
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Question ID: 265401
can you guide me to source materials for a short thesis on attitudes
in the workplace and making changes to those attitudes
Subject: Re: attitudinal changes in the workplace
Answered By: techtor-ga on 15 Oct 2003 13:34 PDT
Hello Johnjmcd,
I've searched for various sources and articles on the Internet, and
these are what I found that might help. I am confident that they will
do, and I list them all now.

Some organizations that might be possible sources for interview or
The Lifelong Learning Company - Training Courses - Influencing and

Management Training Specialists

Meiss Educational Institute - Adventures in Attitudes

Skill-Speak - Topics

Audrey Chapman: Corporate Human Relations Workshops and Seminars for
Businesses and Organizations
See "Changing Attitudes in the Workplace"

Other sources where ideas can be gotten: 
Attitude Change, Affect Control, and Expectation States In The
Formation of Influence Networks
Noah E. Friedkin and Eugene C. Johnsen
University of California, Santa Barbara
- A study on some workplace dynamics using some sociological theories.

Workplace Required Training Report: Putting Optimism into Your Safety
- Example of an issue where attitude change would be needed.

NIFL-Workplace 1996: Changes in worker attitudes (message board

Values, Attitudes, and Their Effects in the Workplace
- A Discussion of values which touches on attitude change

Workplace Learning:  Reports of Change From Supervisors and Learners
Mary Crabbe Gershwin, Colorado Workplace Learning Director
- Study that observes and describes reports of change in the workplace
from employer and employees.

‘Attitudinal change crucial for women empowerment’ : Business News :
- Article about the importance of attitudinal change in business for

Motivation and Attitude, Formation & Change article
- Outline with links that lead to other pages elaborating certain

Defining Attitudinal Barriers
- Article defining some terms in attitudinal studies

Old Way New Way Workplace Learning and Safety Training - "I've done my
very best, so why won't they change?" article
- MOstly about safety, but contains some observations and principles
related to attitudes.

Employee Peformance Strategies: From the Archives, October, 1999 - "To
Get Results, Just Add Attitude"

BW Online, September 10, 2001 - Attitude Adjustment
- Article mentioning some suggestions on attitude adjustment

Monster: experts: Attitude Adjustment
- Has a few tips on attitude adjustment.

Fast Company | Marcus Buckingham Thinks Your Boss Has an Attitude
- Article with a formula on some attitude adjustment 

Foundation News & Commentary - Attitude Adjustment 101 by Roger M.
- Article that mentions an organization that did training to change
- Look for "Attitude: Your Most Priceless Possession", that and maybe
a few more might be revelant references. Their content is not
mentioned online though.

Crisp, 1987, 1990, 1995

Does Your Business Need An Attitude Adjustment?

Peggy Morrow & Associates - Keeping a Positive Attitude:
- Suggestions on keeping a positive attitude. 

FAQ: Assessing Attitudinal Change by Andrea Roufs, 17 September 1999
- Mentions some studies on attitudinal change

Japanese Changes in Work Attitude
- Article about Japanese changes

Annual Review of Psychology: ATTITUDE CHANGE: Persuasion and Social
- Study on Attitude Change in general

Coercive Persuasion and Attitude Change: Encyclopedia of Sociology
Volume 1, Macmillan Publishing Company, New York By Richard J. Ofshe,
- Not a very related long article, but it does contain some
interesting stuff

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I hope this has been a most helpful answer. If you need anything else,
or have a problem with the answer, do please post a Request for
Clarification and I shall respond as soon as I can. Thank you.
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