The generic job satisfaction scale: Scale development and its correlates.

  title={The generic job satisfaction scale: Scale development and its correlates.},
  author={S. Macdonald and P. Maclntyre},
  journal={Employee Assistance Quarterly},
A scale on job satisfaction was developed, which could be used in a wide range of occupational groups. Aninitial item pool of 44 items thought to be aspecis of .iobiatidfaction was com- pleted by a sample of 885 Ontario working adults in a wide range of occupations. Factor analysis was conducted on the items and a set of l0 items was defined on one factor. Cronbach's alpha for these items was .77. Average scores on the scales were not sighificantly different between males and females and among… Expand
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