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PERCEIVED SIMILARITY TO EMPLOYEES AND ORGANIZATIONAL ATTRACTION: AN EXAMINATION IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY
Devendorf, Shelba A.

2005, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Bowling Green State University, Psychology/Industrial-Organizational.
Research suggests that characteristics of organizational members often define the organization. However, most research on person-organization fit focuses on comparisons between individual characteristics and organizational characteristics, rather than comparisons between the individual and the organization’s employees. We suggest that a person-to-person approach may be more meaningful. In the current study, similarity between participants and stereotypical employees at well-know retail stores was assessed, and participants rated their attraction to each of those stores. Both objective and subjective measures of applicant-employee fit were found to predict perceptions of organizational attractiveness beyond the influence of pay.
Scott Highhouse (Advisor)
56 p.

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Devendorf, S. (2005). PERCEIVED SIMILARITY TO EMPLOYEES AND ORGANIZATIONAL ATTRACTION: AN EXAMINATION IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY. (Electronic Thesis or Dissertation). Retrieved from https://etd.ohiolink.edu/

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Devendorf, Shelba. "PERCEIVED SIMILARITY TO EMPLOYEES AND ORGANIZATIONAL ATTRACTION: AN EXAMINATION IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY." Electronic Thesis or Dissertation. Bowling Green State University, 2005. OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center. 30 Jun 2015.

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Devendorf, Shelba "PERCEIVED SIMILARITY TO EMPLOYEES AND ORGANIZATIONAL ATTRACTION: AN EXAMINATION IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY." Electronic Thesis or Dissertation. Bowling Green State University, 2005. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/

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