The Experience of Misfit (What Happens When You Don’t Have It?)

  • Michelle French-Holloway
Part of the Future of Business and Finance book series (FBF)


This chapter describes what it is like to experience meaning-mission misfit. People who have experienced both meaning-mission fit and meaning-mission misfit are able to articulate both experiences clearly. We will explore the negative job attitudes and symptoms of low psychological well-being associated with having this lack of alignment. An exhaustive description reveals the structure of the experience of meaning-mission misfit. 


Misfit Dissonance Adjustment Results Negative 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michelle French-Holloway
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  1. 1.Los AngelesUSA

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