The Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ): an instrument for internationally comparative assessments of psychosocial job characteristics.

@article{Karasek1998TheJC,
  title={The Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ): an instrument for internationally comparative assessments of psychosocial job characteristics.},
  author={Robert Karasek and Chantal Brisson and Norito Kawakami and Irene L. D. Houtman and Paulien M. Bongers and Ben C Amick},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={322-55}
}
Part I discusses the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ), designed to measure scales assessing psychological demands, decision latitude, social support, physical demands, and job insecurity. Part II describes the reliability of the JCQ scales in a cross-national context using 10,288 men and 6,313 women from 6 studies conducted in 4 countries. Substantial similarity in means, standard deviations, and correlations among the scales, and in correlations between scales and demographic variables, is… CONTINUE READING
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