Organization of Work: Integrated Manufacturing & Job Characteristics
Integrated Manufacturing and Job Characteristics
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- Job content
- Job control
- Job demands (or expectations)
- Quality and process management initiatives
- Work organization systems
Occupation and Sector Specificity
Name and Size of Work Organization and/or Workplace Psychosocial Measures
Advanced manufacturing technology (2 items)
Employee interdependence (7 items)
Job complexity (3 items)
Job variety (7 items)
Just-in-time inventory control (1 item)
Total quality management (8 items)
Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument
Organizational performance (8 dimensions)
Developmental Status of the Instrument
Development completed; one or more evaluations completed
Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)
Reliability: Coefficient alpha (combination of all four measures): 0.69 to 0.80 (Dean & Snell, 1991; Snell & Dean, 1994).
Validity: Job uncertainty correlated positively with organization size, job interdependence and wage.
Dean JW and Snell SA (1991) Integrated manufacturing and job design: Moderating effects of organizational inertia. Academy of Management Journal, 34, 776-804.
Accessibility of the Instrument
Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument
Dean JW & Snell SA (1991). Integrated manufacturing and job design: moderating effects of organizational inertia. Academy of Management Journal, 34 (4), 776-804.