Organization of Work: Extent of Computer Use
Extent of Computer Use
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Occupation and Sector Specificity
Name and Size of Work Organization and/or Workplace Psychosocial Measures
Technology (computer use) (4 items)
Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument
Developmental Status of the Instrument
Development completed; one or more evaluations completed.
Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)
Reliability: Coefficient alpha: 0.77 (Medcof, 1996).
Validity: Low level demand (data entry, data read) computer use correlated positively to skill variety and autonomy measured by the Job Diagnostic Survey (JDS).
Medcof J (1996) The job characteristics of computing and non-computing work activities. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 69, 99-212.
Accessibility of the Instrument
Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument
Medcof JW (1996). The job characteristics of computing and non-computing work activities. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 69, 199-212.