Social dominance orientation

Construct: Social dominance orientation Source 1: Pratto, F., Sidanius, J., Stallworth, L. M., Malle, B. F., (1994). Social dominance orientation: A personality variable predicting social and political attitudes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 67, 741-763. Reflects a tendency to accept or endorse the idea that some groups are superior to others. This scale has […]

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Racial attitudes

Construct: Racial attitudes Source 1: McConahay, J. B., Hardee, B. B., & Batts, V. (1981). Has racism declined in America? It depends on who is asking and what is asked. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 25, 563–579. Measure of “Modern Racism” DOI: 10.1177/002200278102500401 Novel survey designed to measure participants reactions to company’s Affirmative Action Programs. Includes […]

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Appearance

Construct: Appearance Source 1: Cable, D. M., & Judge, T. A. (1997). Interviewers’ perceptions of person–organization fit and organizational selection decisions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 79, 897–908. 1 item to determine perception of candidate attractiveness. DOI: 10.1037/0021-9010.82.4.546 Measures to determine perception of professional dress Source 2: Parsons, C. K., & Liden, R. C. (1984). Interviewer […]

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Diversification (corporate)

Construct: Diversification (corporate) See also Task environments Diversification (Corporate) Measures of the scope of corporate activities; related and unrelated diversification Revenue Approach Source: Rumelt, R. P. (1974). Strategy, Structure, and Economic Performance. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Rumelt, R. P. (1982). Diversification strategy and profitability. Strategic Management Journal, 3(4), 359-369. Application Example: Source: Lubatkin, M., […]

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Goal Setting

Construct: Goal Setting Source: Lee, C., Bobko, P., Earley, P.C., & Locke, E. (1991). An empirical analysis of a goal setting questionnaire. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 12, 467-482 DOI: 10.1002/job.4030120602

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Goal Difficulty

Construct: Goal Difficulty Source: Lee, C., & Bobko, P. (1992). Exploring the meaning and usefulness of measures of subjective goal difficulty. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 22, 1417-1428. DOI: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.1992.tb00957.x

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Goal Acceptance and Goal Commitment

Construct: Goal Acceptance and Goal Commitment Source: Renn, R. W., Swiercz, P. M., Danehower, C., & Icenogle, M. L. 1999. Further examination of Leifer and McGannon’s (1986) goal acceptance and goal commitment scales. Journal of occupational and Organizational Psychology, 72: 107-113

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Readiness or resistance to organizational change

Construct: Readiness or resistance to organizational change Source: Holt, D.T., Armenakis, A., Feild, H.S., & Harris, S.G. (2007). Readiness for organizational change: The systematic development of a scale. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 43, 232-255. DOI: 10.1177/0021886306295295 

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