job factor

job factor

[′jäb ‚fak·tər]
(industrial engineering)
An essential job element which provides a basis for selecting and training employees and establishing the wage plan for the job. Also known as job characteristic.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Though a promising sign, it should not detract from the larger fact that significant pay gaps remain around the world, even after controlling for workplace and job factor."
The job factor with the most Americans rating it as very important was respectful treatment of employees by management.
There are two factors here, the happiness factor and the job factor. I put both together, because they go together," says Demetriades who's helped hundreds of people since 2012.
The sample comprised 214 lecturers drawn from the University of Calabar (federal-owned) and Cross River University of Technology (state-owned) through purposive sampling, and an instrument with items on sources of occupational stress which include intrinsic job factor (IJF), role in the university (RIU), career development (CD), relationship at work (RAW) and university structure and climate (USC) was used.
The JDC model has been extended since it was first drawn up, and an additional job factor, social support, has been added (Johnson & Hall, 1988; Johnson, Hall, & Theorell, 1989).
The personal growth and satisfaction job factor accounted for 61% of the variance in the level of overall job satisfaction ([R.sup.2]).
On the basis of these analyses, 16 of the original total demands, total control, job stress and 8 of social support items, measuring four different job factor domains were selected for use in Study 1 and 2.
Job factor -Job Control was measured using the 5-item scale from Jackson, Wall, Martin, and Davids (1993).
* 88% report that the amount of stress is an important job factor.
For each job, points are assigned to each job factor. Higher levels of compensable factors receive higher points.
Role conflict is a third job factor theorized to play a role in the development of commitment (Gregersen & Black, 1992; King & King, 1990; Mathieu & Zajac, 1990).
Qualitative mechanisms for assessing library effectiveness include interviews, surveys, the use of consultants or external review teams ("experts"), unobtrusive studies, process analysis, job factor analysis, and organizational structure analysis.