Organization of Work: Measurement Tools: Index of Organizational Reactions

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Index of Organizational Reactions

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ID = 106

Content Area(s)

  • Benefits and compensation systems
  • Career trajectory / ladder
  • Job content
  • Job demands (or expectations)
  • Job satisfaction
  • Management style
  • Social supports / relations
  • Working conditions

Instrument Type

Questionnaire

Occupation and Sector Specificity

Occupation(s): Generic

Sector(s): Generic

Name and Size of Work Organization and/or Workplace Psychosocial Measures

Amount of work satisfaction (4 items)

Company identification (5 items)

Co-worker satisfaction (5 items)

Kind of work (6 items)

Pay satisfaction (5 items)

Promotional opportunities (5 items)

Supervision satisfaction (6 items)

Working conditions satisfaction (6 items)

Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument

None

Developmental Status of the Instrument

Development completed; one or more evaluations completed.

Languages

Original: English

Other: unknown

Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)

Reliability: Coefficient alpha: 0.80 to 0.89.

Validity: Correlated with other measures of job satisfaction. Dunham RB, Smith FJ, Blackburn RS (1977) Validation of the Index of Organizational Reactions with the JDI, MSQ, and Faces scale. Academy of Management Journal, 20: 420-432.

Selected Reference

Kinicki AJ, McKee-Ryan FM, Schriesheim CA, Carson KP ( 2002) Assessing the construct validity of the Job Descriptive Index: A review and meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87: 14-32.

Accessibility of the Instrument

Proprietary

User Fees

None

Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument

Send an e-mail to Randall B. Dunham: rdunham@bus.wisc.edu or telephone at 608-263-2120.

Page last reviewed: June 14, 2017