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Author: Appelbaum, Eileen
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1. Andrisani, Paul J.
Appelbaum, Eileen
Koppel, Ross
Miljus, Robert C.
Work Attitudes and Labor Market Experience: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Surveys
New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, Inc, 1978
Cohort(s): Mature Women, Older Men, Young Men, Young Women
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
Keyword(s): Career Patterns; Discrimination, Sex; Job Satisfaction; Locus of Control (see Rotter Scale); Occupational Attainment; Rotter Scale (see Locus of Control); Work Attitudes

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Numerous forces shape the development of attitudes toward work. Job dissatisfaction does not arise exclusively among those whose unique labor market problems have already been singled out by policy makers for special attention. Job dissatisfaction has not been entirely at the lower end of the occupational, industrial, and income structures, or only within certain age-sex-race groups. Age-sex-race differences in the perceived payoffs to initiative are virtually nonexistent, despite the vast differences in work experience that exist on the basis of age, sex, and race. Our attempts to assess the extent to which labor market forces impact upon attitudinal change have met with only modest success.
Bibliography Citation
Andrisani, Paul J., Eileen Appelbaum, Ross Koppel and Robert C. Miljus. Work Attitudes and Labor Market Experience: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Surveys. New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, Inc, 1978.
2. Andrisani, Paul J.
Appelbaum, Eileen
Koppel, Ross
Miljus, Robert C.
Work Attitudes and Work Experience: The Impact of Attitudes on Behavior
R and D Monograph 60. Washington, DC: US Department of Labor, 1979
Cohort(s): Mature Women, Older Men, Young Men, Young Women
Publisher: U.S. Department of Labor
Keyword(s): Behavior; Career Patterns; Discrimination, Sex; Job Satisfaction; Locus of Control (see Rotter Scale); Occupational Attainment; Rotter Scale (see Locus of Control); Training, Occupational; Work Attitudes

This monograph is a summary (prepared by Dr. Florence M. Casey, Office of Research and Development, Employment and Training Administration, USDOL) of the authors' book Work Attitudes and Labor Market Experience: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Surveys (Praeger, 1978). Job satisfaction was found to decline somewhat between 1966 and 1972 and the decline was most pronounced among white collar workers, service workers, farmers, and craft workers. Fewer than 15 percent of workers reported disliking their jobs, however. Inequities in distribution of rewards among comparable workers were most strongly linked to dissatisfaction. Workers with stronger internality enjoyed greater success than others. Dissatisfaction is linked to higher turnover and unemployment and decreased wages, except blacks, who improved their wages by changing employers. Purely economic rewards were not so important to satisfied workers as job content, but they were major causes of dissatisfaction among those who were less than highly satisfied. Motivation and high occupational goals were important for younger workers. Strong commitment to work resulted in less time out of the labor force, greater investment in training (among younger women and older men) and greater labor market advancement (among younger and older women). White working women who perceived their husbands as disapproving of their working outside the home advanced less in occupational status, had more unemployment and weeks out of the labor force, and had less likelihood of getting formal occupational training than women whose husbands did not object to their working.
Bibliography Citation
Andrisani, Paul J., Eileen Appelbaum, Ross Koppel and Robert C. Miljus. Work Attitudes and Work Experience: The Impact of Attitudes on Behavior. R and D Monograph 60. Washington, DC: US Department of Labor, 1979.
3. Appelbaum, Eileen
Back to Work: Determinants of Mature Women's Successful Reentry
Boston MA: Auburn House, 1981
Cohort(s): Mature Women
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Keyword(s): Career Patterns; Family Background; Husbands, Influence; Job Satisfaction; Part-Time Work; Schooling; Wives; Work History

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This study demonstrates that the economic costs of an extended break are greater than for a shorter break in hourly earnings received, in increased earnings over time after return to work, and in prestige status. For women with extended breaks, the husband's approval is an important factor in job satisfaction; hourly earnings and social status on the job, but not husband's approval, are the explanatory variables that significantly affect job satisfaction of women with shorter breaks in paid work. The ability to make a re-entry is enhanced by choice of college major, by participation in post-school training programs, and by the characteristics of jobs held early in the career. By way of contrast to these effects of work withdrawal, the author analyzes the characteristics and consequences of part-time jobs, an alternative way in which work pressures can be reduced while avoiding the negative earnings and status consequences associated with a break in work attachment. Unfortunately, part-time work has negative consequences of its own. Part-time work is no panacea for resolving the dilemma of competing work/family demands.
Bibliography Citation
Appelbaum, Eileen. Back to Work: Determinants of Mature Women's Successful Reentry. Boston MA: Auburn House, 1981.
4. Appelbaum, Eileen
Determinants of Early Labor Force Experience Among Young Women: The Role of Work-Related Attitudes
Mimeo, Philadelphia: Temple University, 1976.
Cohort(s): Young Women
Publisher: Author
Keyword(s): Labor Force Participation; Women; Work Attitudes

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Included in Work Attitudes and Labor Market Experience: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Surveys, by Paul J. Andrisani, et al., New York: Praeger Publications, 1978.
Bibliography Citation
Appelbaum, Eileen. "Determinants of Early Labor Force Experience Among Young Women: The Role of Work-Related Attitudes." Mimeo, Philadelphia: Temple University, 1976.
5. Appelbaum, Eileen
Koppel, Ross
The Role of Work Commitment in the Occupational Attainment of Young Women
Presented: Bloomsburg, PA, Eastern Economics Association Meeting, April 1976
Cohort(s): Young Women
Publisher: Eastern Economic Association
Keyword(s): Occupational Attainment; Women; Work Attachment

Permission to reprint the abstract has not been received from the publisher.

Included in Work Attitudes and Labor Market Experience: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Surveys, by Paul J. Andrisani, et al., New York: Praeger Publications, 1978.
Bibliography Citation
Appelbaum, Eileen and Ross Koppel. "The Role of Work Commitment in the Occupational Attainment of Young Women." Presented: Bloomsburg, PA, Eastern Economics Association Meeting, April 1976.