(% incidents) Skill Variety (29%) "Watching a long line of customers made me think on how repetitive is my work" "Exhibitions at the museum are just standing there every day" Task identity (23%) "At summer time I dedicate my time to administrative work: only send emails and file documents" "One day I have to make 450 customer calls, but the contact information from the database was wrong.
Keywords: Work engagement, job characteristic
, job feedback, job autonomy, work overload, nurses
As indicated in Table 1, no 1-point increment in a job characteristic
affects the likelihood of retirement as much.
Hackman and Oldham are not certain if it is an instrument problem or an ecological phenomenon to over interpret JDS scores for any single job characteristic
Employer-provided health insurance is the lone job characteristic
for which union workers are statistically more likely to be completely satisfied than their nonunion counterparts, at 46% to 35%.
Millennials are slightly more inclined than other generations to consider creativity as a very important job characteristic
, according to an analysis by the Council of Economic Advisers.
Exhibit 3 shows the importance rankings and ratings of each job characteristic
, based on the responses of the undergraduate students surveyed.
Hacknam and Oldham (1976) postulated a Job Characteristic
Model (JCM) in 1976 which described another job attributes archetype.
31 for a job characteristic
called "discretion and autonomy".
A job characteristic
model includes five core job dimensions that can increase motivation and job satisfaction: a) skill variety; b) task identity; c) task significance; d) autonomy; e) feed back.
In fact, the reduction in the significance of single parent status was primarily due to the inclusion of the other demographic variables, rather than the support or job characteristic
variables (analysis not shown).
Although financial considerations are typically viewed as a specific job characteristic
, this factor was mentioned so frequently by the participants that the researchers felt that it was important at this point in the study to maintain this job characteristic
as a separate factor.