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Title:The Effects of Optimism and Willingness to Trust on Work-Related Attitudes and Behaviors: An Application to the Commercial Vehicle Industry
Authors:Lynn Kalnbach and Brenda Lantz
University:North Dakota State University
Publication Date:Jul 1997
Report #:MPC-97-75
Project #:MPC-112
TRID #:00744556
Keywords:attitudes, behavior, commercial vehicles, human factors, job satisfaction, morale, personnel performance, productivity, truck drivers, trucking, turnover
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications


This paper explores the determination of commercial vehicle driver attitudes and the effect of these attitudes on driving performance, job satisfaction, and turnover. It was hypothesized that if a relationship is found, it may then be worthwhile to select applicants with the highest potential for good work habits and company loyalty.

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