Organization of Work: VA All Employee Survey

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Department of Veterans Affairs VHA All Employee Survey

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ID = 119

Content Area(s)

  • Benefits and compensation systems
  • Career trajectory / ladder
  • Decision making processes
  • Innovation
  • Job content
  • Job control
  • Job demands (or expectations)
  • Job satisfaction
  • Labor relations
  • Management of health and safety
  • Management style
  • Organizational culture or climate
  • Performance monitoring / incentives
  • Resources (e.g.; infrastructure)
  • Social supports / relations
  • Change management
  • Role strain (or uncertainty)
  • Work-family [im]balance
  • Diversity acceptance

Instrument Type


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 (1 item)

Bureaucratic culture (4 items)

Conflict resolution (1 item)

Cooperation (2 items)

Co-worker satisfaction (1 item)

Co-worker support (2 items)

Customer satisfaction (1 item)

Customer service (2 items)

Direct supervision satisfaction (1 item)

Diversity acceptance (3 items)

Employee development (1 item)

Entrepreneurial culture (4 items)

Group culture (3 items)

Innovation (1 item)

Job control (1 item)

Job demands (1 item)

Leadership (2 items)

Opportunities for promotion (1 item)

Pay satisfaction (1 item)

Planning/evaluation (1 item)

Praise satisfaction (1 item)

Quality of work satisfaction (1 item)

Rational culture (3 items)

Resources (3 items)

Retention (1 item)

Rewards (3 items)

Safety (1 item)

Senior management satisfaction (1 item)

Supervisory support (1 item)

Type of work satisfaction (1 item)

Work-family balance (1 item)

Working conditions (1 item)

Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument

Overall satisfaction (1 item)

overall satisfaction compared with 2 years ago (1 item)

Developmental Status of the Instrument

Development completed; one or more evaluations completed.


Original: English

Other: No

Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)

Reliability: Coefficient alpha: 0.80 to 0.89.

Validity: Correlated with job-related outcome measures.

Selected Reference

None Available

Accessibility of the Instrument

Public Domain

User Fees


Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument

Scale items can be obtained at the web site address noted above.