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ERIC Number: ED132493
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Feedback and Job Satisfaction.
Mangelsdorff, A. David
The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of providing feedback (results of how frequently a variety of tasks had been performed) on the job satisfaction of Dental Therapy Assistants (DTA's) during the course of several levels of training, i.e., up to three months, four to nine months and 10 to 18 months. Trainees were predominantly females. Findings indicated that longer training was related to higher levels of satisfaction with supervisors, indicating effectiveness of praise/reinforcement by dentists working with them. Promotions were cited as affecting satisfaction and leading to longer job tenure. Short-term training was associated with inability to evaluate performance of self. (Author/SBP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (83rd, Chicago, Illinois, August 30 to September 2, 1976)