Organization of Work: Job Satisfaction Discrepancy Questionnaire

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Job Satisfaction Discrepancy Questionnaire

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Content Area(s)

  • Benefits and compensation systems
  • Career trajectory / ladder
  • Job content
  • Job control
  • Job satisfaction
  • Management style
  • Social supports / relations
  • Working conditions

Instrument Type


Occupation and Sector Specificity

Occupation(s): Generic

Sector(s): Generic

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

Autonomy amount importance (1 item)

Autonomy amount satisfaction (1 item)

Co-worker importance (1 item)

Co-worker satisfaction (1 item)

Opportunities for promotion importance (1 item)

Opportunities for promotion satisfaction (1 item)

Pay importance (1 item)

Pay satisfaction (1 item)

Supervision importance (1 item)

Supervision satisfaction (1 item)

Work itself importance (1 item)

Work itself satisfaction (1 item)

Working conditions importance (1 item)

Working conditions satisfaction (1 item)

Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument


Developmental Status of the Instrument

Development completed; one or more evaluations completed.


Original: English

Other: No

Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)

Validity: Correlated 0.64 to 0.72 with multiple item measures of job satisfaction.

Selected Reference

Nagy MS (2002) Using a single-item approach to measure facet job satisfaction. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 75: 77-86.

Accessibility of the Instrument

Public Domain

User Fees


Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument

Mark S. Nagy, Department of Psychology, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-6511; Voice: 513-745-1958; Email: