Organization of Work: Job Descriptive Index 2
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Job Descriptive Index 2
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- Benefits and compensation systems
- Career trajectory / ladder
- Job content
- Job satisfaction
- Management style
- Social supports / relations
Occupation and Sector Specificity
Name and Size of Work Organization and/or Workplace Psychosocial Measures
Co-workers satisfaction (18 items)
Opportunities for promotion (9 items)
Pay satisfaction (9 items)
Supervision satisfaction (18 items)
Work itself satisfaction (18 items)
Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument
Overall job satisfaction (job in general) (1 item)
Developmental Status of the Instrument
Instrument used widely; well-defined properties.
Other: Spanish, Russian, Mongolian
Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)
Reliability: Coefficient alpha: 0.86 to 0.91.
Validity: Correlated with other measures of job satisfaction. Balzer WK, Kihm JA, Smith PC, Irwin JL, Bachiochi PD, Robie C, Sinar EF, Parra LF (1997) Users’ manual for the Job Descriptive Index (JDI: 1997 Rev).
Ironson GH, Smith PC, Brannick MT, Gibson WM, Paul KB (1989) Construction of a job in general scale: A comparison of global, composite and specific measures. Journal of Applied Psychology, 74:1-8.
Accessibility of the Instrument
Fees depend on what the measure will be used for. Those interested should contact the JDI office for fee information.
Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument
JDI Office, Bowling Green State University, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Voice: (419) 372-8247, Fax: (419) 372-6013, Email: email@example.com.