Organization of Work: Job Characteristics Inventory
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Job Characteristics Inventory
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- Job content
- Task significance
Occupation and Sector Specificity
Name and Size of Work Organization and/or Workplace Psychosocial Measures
Task significance (task identity) (30 items)
Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument
Developmental Status of the Instrument
Instrument used widely; well-defined properties.
Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)
Reliability: Coefficient alpha: 0.76 to 0.84.
Validity: Sub-scales of autonomy, feedback and identity correlated positively with satisfaction and supervision.
Yitzhak F (1991) Meta-analytic comparison of the job diagnostic survey and job characteristics inventory as correlates of work satisfaction and performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 76, 690-697.
Accessibility of the Instrument
Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument
Sims HP, Szilagyi AD & Keller RT (1976). The measurement of job characteristics. Academy of Management Journal, 19, 195-212. As cited in Cook et al. (1981). The experience of work.