Organization of Work: Perceived Intrinsic Job Characteristics Scale

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Perceived Intrinsic Job Characteristics Scale

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Content Area(s)

  • Job content
  • Job control

Instrument Type

Questionnaire

Occupation and Sector Specificity

Occupation(s): Generic

Sector(s): Generic

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

Perceived intrinsic job characteristics (10 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: 0.86.

Validity: Correlated with job satisfaction, life satisfaction, happiness, and self-rated anxiety.

Selected Reference

Warr P, Cook J, Wall T (1979) Scales for the measurement of some work attitudes and aspects of psychological well-being. Journal of Occupational Psychology, 52: 129-148.

Accessibility of the Instrument

Public Domain

User Fees

None

Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument

Warr P, Cook J, Wall T (1979) Scales for the measurement of some work attitudes and aspects of psychological well-being. Journal of Occupational Psychology, 52: 129-148.

Page last reviewed: June 14, 2017