New measures of job control, cognitive demand, and production responsibility

JACKSON, P, WALL, T D, MARTIN, R and DAVIDS, K (1993). New measures of job control, cognitive demand, and production responsibility. Journal of Applied Psychology, 78 (5), 753-762.

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    Abstract

    Recent research has highlighted several job characteristics salient to employee well-being and behavior for which there are no adequate generally applicable measures. These include timing and method control, monitoring and problem-solving demand, and production responsibility. In this article, an attempt to develop measures of these constructs provided encouraging results. Confirmatory factor analyses applied to data from two samples of shop-floor employees showed a consistent fit to a common five-factor measurement model. Scales corresponding to each of the dimensions showed satisfactory internal and test-retest reliabilities. As expected, the scales also discriminated between employees in different jobs and employees working with contrasting technologies.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
    Page Range: 753-762
    Depositing User: Carole Harris
    Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2011 10:47
    Last Modified: 07 Apr 2011 10:47
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3323

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