Commitment

Construct: Commitment Source: Lee, Thomas W.; Ashford, Susan J.; Walsh, James P.; Mowday, Richard T. (1992). Commitment propensity, organizational commitment, and voluntary turnover: A longitudinal study of organizational entry processes. Journal of Management, 18, 15-32. Note: 4-year longitudinal study. 8 items of Commitment propensity. 2 items of Organization Familiarity. 7 items of Self-Efficacy. 3 items […]

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Organizational Citizenship Behavior

Construct: Organization Citizenship Behavior Source: Van Dyne, L., Graham, J. W., & Dienesch, R. M. (1994). Organizational citizenship behavior: Construct redefinition, measurement, and validation. Academy of Management Journal, 37, 765–802. Note: 16 items for obedience. 16 items for loyalty. 22 items for participation. Used in: Orvis, Karin A.; Dudley, Nicole M.; Cortina, Jose M. (2008). […]

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Affective Commitment

Construct: Affective Commitment Source: Mowday, R. T., Steers, R. M., & Porter, L. W. (1979). The measurement of organizational commitment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 14, 224-247. Note: 15 items (7-point likert scale) to assess 3 aspects of organizational commitment. Used in: many papers, including Tepper, Bennett J.; Henle, Christine A.; Lambert, Lisa Schurer; Giacalone, Robert […]

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Emotional Labor

Construct: emotional labor Source 1: Brotheridge, C. M., & Lee, R. T. (2003). Development and validation of the emotional labour scale. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 76, 365-379. DOI: 10.1348/096317903769647229 Source 2: Supplemental reference: Brotheridge, C. M. & Lee, R. T. (2002). Testing a conservation of resources model of the dynamics of emotional labor. […]

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Empathy

Construct: Empathy Source 1: Davis, Mark H. (1983) Measuring individual differences in empathy: Evidence for a multidimensional approach Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 44(1), Jan 1983, 113-126. Note: Develops Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI). 28 item questionnaire. 4 7-item sub-scales DOI:10.1037/0022-3514.44.1.113   Source 2: Goldberg, L. R. (1999). A broad-bandwidth, public domain, personality inventory […]

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Life Satisfaction

Construct: Life Satisfaction Source: Diener, E., Emmons, R. A., & Larsen, R. J. (1985). The satisfaction with life scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 49(1), 71-75 Note: 5 item survey where participants rate items in relation to their lives. DOI: 10.1207/s15327752jpa4901_13

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Job Interview Anxiety

Construct: Job interview anxiety Source: McCarthy, J. M, & Goffin, R. D. (2004). Measuring Job Interview Anxiety: Beyond Weak Knees and Sweaty Palms. Personnel Psychology, 57, 607-637. Note: 70 item (from MASI and BIDR) survey measures 5 dimensions: 6 items for appearance anxiety; 6 items for communication anxiety; 6 items for social anxiety; 6 items […]

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Negative Expressivity (Nonverbal)

Construct: Negative Expressivity (Nonverbal) Source: Gross, J. J., & John, O. P. (1997). Revealing feelings: Facets of emotional expressivity in self-reports, peer ratings, and behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 435–448. Uses supervisor ratings of 3 items to determine negative expressivity. Original measure designed for individuals. Adapted for teams in Cole, Michael S.; […]

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Optimism

Construct: Optimism Source: Scheier, M. F., & Carver, C. S. (1985). Optimism, coping, and health: Assessment and implications of generalized outcome expectancies. Health Psychology, 4, 219–247. 12 item survey. This is the original life orientation test. Revision: Some research has found poor discriminant validity of this scale relative to measures of neuroticism, leading to revisions: […]

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Affective Well-being

Source: Van Katwyk, P. T., Fox, S., Spector, P. E., & Kelloway, E. K. (2000). Using the Job-Related Affective Well-Being Scale (JAWS) to investigate affective responses to work stressors. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 5, 219–230. 5 item scale to gauge teams’ negative affective tone. Used in: Cole, Michael S.; Walter, Frank; Bruch, Heike. 2008. […]

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