Foremen from three truck manufacturing plants were assessed for performance, job satisfaction, and psychological climate in order to gain understanding of the differences between a concensus perspective of organizational climate and individual perceptions of climate. A measure of climate discrepancy seems to be a better predictor of performance than a measure of organizational climate.
organizational behavior, organizational climate
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