According to the Job characteristic
model (JCM) employees attitude, beliefs and feelings are substantially influenced by the way their job is designed (Lawler and Hall, 1969).
The job characteristic
of autonomy is the expression of every person's aspiration to build a sense of mastery in their work and be trusted to make decisions (Beyerlein, 2006).
Therefore, it is essential to have a clear idea of what the function/role of each job characteristic
is when one applies the JD-R Theory.
(% 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.
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Table 1 and Table 2 display the scores for the core job characteristic
of the model.
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.
Importance When Importance Interviewing Now Work-Life Balance 0.90 2.20 Salary and Compensation 1.49 1.89 Firm Atmosphere and Stress 0.72 1.88 Level Firm Tone (i.e., serious 0.84 1.75 or casual) Firm Prestige 1.41 1.02 Recognition of Working for 1.15 0.54 a Prestigious Firm Note: Importance ratings are based on a scale of--3 (unimportant) to 3 (very important).
Hacknam and Oldham (1976) postulated a Job Characteristic
Model (JCM) in 1976 which described another job attributes archetype.
These results also showed maximum mean score of 3.31 for a job characteristic
called "discretion and autonomy".
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.