job characteristic

job characteristic

[′jäb ‚kar·ik·tə‚ris·tik]
(industrial engineering)
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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%.
The main job characteristic affecting parents' ability to make economic investments is the salary or wage rate, specifically, whether the income earned is sufficient to cover the costs involved in raising and providing for children.
Job characteristic model describes that high motivation can be achieved through the characteristics of job (judge et al, 2001).
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.
Figure I presents the model to be examined in this research, and as can be seen, it focuses on linkages between hierarchical level as an organizational characteristic, job ambiguity as a job characteristic, accountability, and influence tactics.
The regression equation with all four job characteristic variables was significantly related to the bases of organizational commitment, cumulatively explaining 37.
Within the job characteristic variables, the two characteristics concerned with providing feedback to the WFH employee had the most consistent impact, both being significantly related to each of the two outcome measures.
Using job analysis and design techniques developed for work environments, Watts and Jackson (1995) investigated the applicability of Hackman and Oldham's (1976) Job Characteristic Theory to course design.
With the exception of the first ("work with others as a team") and fourth job characteristic ("earn above average income"), Kish's tests revealed that students at graduation rated each of the following job characteristics significantly less important than they did at entry: "help the most economically disadvantaged people in the community" (M= 3.
The job characteristic variables include industry mix, occupation mix, firm size, fringe benefits percentage, union membership, and the unemployment rate.
Exhibit 1 shows the responses of the permanent and contingent workers by various job characteristic and non-job characteristic categories.
As seen in above formula, the combination of job characteristic (Skill variety, Task identity, Task significance) has the same weight as Autonomy and Feedback, so AU and FB are given more importance in determining a job's Motivating Potential Score (22,23).