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.
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There are two factors here, the happiness factor and the job factor.
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.
88% report that the amount of stress is an important job factor.
The sum of the weighted job factor points creates a ranking of jobs by which relative pay is set.
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.
That multiplies the job factor by four or five and the dollar value by 10.
When we identify a need, based on treatment patterns, we know that there must be something in the workplace or a particular job factor causing that type of injury.
What is the relationship between job factor and students' perception of working for SMEs?
As shown in Table 3, the job factor has relatively high discriminating power than the other factors.
Plus, there's a job factor in that some of the retirees want to work part time.
Job Factor Percent of Respondents Rating Factor Important Flexibility or Lifestyle Integration (partial day, week or year) 69% Security and Stability 67% Independence and Autonomy 65% Service and Dedication 58% Cash Compensation 53% Technical and Functional 53% Managerial 48% Benefits 48% Pure Challenge 46% Entrepreneurship 29%