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The dimensions of job charateristics: A validation study in a Malaysian context


Johari, Johanim and Yahya, Khulida Kirana and Che Mit, Daratul Ambia and Omar, Abdullah (2011) The dimensions of job charateristics: A validation study in a Malaysian context. International Business Management, 5 (2). pp. 91-103. ISSN 1993-5250

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Abstract

Ths study attempts to examine the psychometric properties of the job characteristics constmct which integrates 5 subscales-skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy and feedback using a Malay language version of the Job Diagnostic Survey (IDS). A priori proposition was made that job characteristics could be explained by the 5 aforementioned factors. SPSS version 14 and AMOS 16 were used to analyze the data.The results supported the hypothesis of the study that job characteristics can be measured by the 5 theorized factors. The findngs also showed acceptable internal consistency reliability for the overall and the 5 specific subscales of job characteristics factor.Based on the results, it can be concluded that the Malay translated version of JDS can be a useful instnunent in assessing the job characteristics comtruct.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job characteristics, Job Diagnostic Survey (IDS), construct validity, theorized factors, feedback, Malay language
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Khulida Kirana Yahya
Date Deposited: 15 May 2011 03:36
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 03:49
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/3107

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