Organizational reputation/prestige

Construct: Organizational reputation/prestige Source 1: Highhouse, S., Broadfoot, A., Yugo, J.E., & Devendorf, S.A. (2009). Examining corporate reputation judgments using generalizability theory. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 782-789. DOI:10.1037/a0013934 Source 2: Bartels, J., Pruyn, A., De Jong, M., & Joustra, I. (2007). Multiple Organizational Identification Levels and the Impact of Perceived External Prestige and Communication […]

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Personal reputation

Construct: Personal reputation Source 1: Liden, R. C., & Maslyn, J. M. (1998). Multidimensionality of leader member exchange: An empirical assessment through scale development. Journal of Management, 24, 43-72. Although this is a leadership scale, there is a reputation subscale that is useful. DOI: 10.1016/S0149-2063(99)80053-1 Source 2: Hochwarter, W. A., Ferris, G. R., Zinko, R., Arnell, […]

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Role conflict and role ambiguity

Source: Role conflict and role ambiguity Source: Rizzo, J. R., House, R. J., & Lirtzman, S. I. (1970). Role conflict and ambiguity in complex organizations. Administrative Science Quarterly, 15, 150-163. This is clearly the most widely used scale in this literature. For a validation study related to this measure, see: Gonzalez-Roma, V., & Lloret, S. (1998). […]

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Situational Strength at the Occupational Level

Construct: Situational Strength at the Occupational Level (a scale developed from occupational information available via O*NET) Source: Meyer, R. D., Dalal, R. S., & Bonaccio, S. (2009). A meta-analytic investigation into situational strength as a moderator of the conscientiousness-performance relationship. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30, 1077-1102. DOI: 10.1177/0149206309349309

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Social Support

Construct: Social Support Source 1: I. Sarason, B. Sarason, E. Shearin and G. Pierce, A brief measure of social support: practical and theoretical implications, J. Soc. Pers. Relatsh. 4 (1987), pp. 497–510. DOI: 10.1177/0265407587044007 Source 2: Vinokur, A. D., Vanryn, M., 1993 Social Support and Undermining in Close Relationships: Their Independent Effects on the Mental Health […]

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Trait Anxiety

Construct: Trait Anxiety Source 1: Spielberger, C. D. (1983). Manual for the State–Trait Anxiety Inventory. Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press. Widely used, extensively validated measure of trait anxiety DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0943 Source 2: Used in Bell, Brandford, S. and Kozlowski, Steve W.J. 2008. Active learning: Effects of core training design elements on self-regulatory processes, learning, and […]

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State Anxiety

Construct: State Anxiety  Bell, Brandford, S. and Kozlowski, Steve W.J. 2008. Active learning: Effects of core training design elements on self-regulatory processes, learning, and adaptability. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(2):296-316. DOI: 10.1037/0021-9010.93.2.296 Used 5 items drawn from Deci and Ryan’s Intrinsic Motivation Inventory. Ryan, R. M., Koestner, R., & Deci, E. L. (1991). Varied forms of […]

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Stressors and strain

Construct: Stressors and strain Source 1: Spector, P. E., & Jex, S. M. (1998). Developmental of four self-report measures of job stressors and strain: Interpersonal conflict at work scale, organizational constraints scale, quantitative workload inventory, and physical symptoms inventory. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 3, 356-367. DOI: 10.1037/1076-8998.3.4.356 The items and further description of ongoing research are […]

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Just stressors

Construct: Just stressors Source: Ivancevich, J. M., & Matteson, M. T. (1983). Stress Diagnostic Survey. Houston, TX: Stress Research Systems.

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