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Table of contentspage 1 Introduction page 2 Chapter 1 Cynicism definedpage 3 11 What is cynicismpage 3 12 How and where does it originatepage 4 13 Is it a personal matter or is it situationally determinedpage 4 14 What are the causes of cynicismpage 5 15 What are the effects of cynicismpage 5 Chapter 2 Herzbergs Two Factor Theory of Motivationpage 7 21 Motivation-Hygiene Theorypage 7 22 Job enrichmentpage 8 Chapter 3 Managing and Minimizing Cynicismpage 9 32 How are cynicism and motivation related to each otherpage 9 33 How to manage and minimize cynicismpage 9 Chapter 4 Managing and Minimizing Cynicism page 11 the Authors point of view Conclusionpage 12 Bibliographypage 13 Introduction Its often so subtle we are unaware of it Yet like a malignant tumor it attacks our attitudes our productivity creativity self-esteem and the effectiveness of our organizations Persistent and insidious it eats away at the heart and souls of all that come in contact and succumbs to this virus of the mind What is this disease that seems to have infected so many people these days Its cynicism that contemptuous self-righteous scornful mocking attitude we indulge in when we dislike or disagree with the attitudinal and behavioral decisions of others Research indicates that cynicism is in the rise in American business and industry which in-creasingly hurts their competitiveness and ability to accommodate todays needed organiza-tional changes Mirvis and Kanter 1989 found in their national survey that 43 of workers are cynical and 40 of managers and supervisors are cynical as well In their later study 1991 they concluded that cynicism among workers is increasing especially defensive cyni-cism is becoming more popular If employees believe that change efforts by their current managers
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