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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



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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