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 +====== Job Control scales ======
  
 +Two scales were validated by Smith, Tisak, Hahn, & Schmieder (1997, JOB) ...
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 +===== Work control scale =====
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 +Originally by Dwyer and Ganster (1991) based on Ganster (1989).
 +
 +Response scale for items: very little, little, a moderate amount, much, very much
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 +<​blockquote>​
 +  - How much control do you have over the variety of methods you use in completing your work?
 +  - How much can you choose among a variety of tasks or projects to do?
 +  - How much control do you have personally over the quality of your work?
 +  - How much can you generally predict the amount of work you will have to do on any given day?
 +  - How much control do you have personally over how much work you get done?
 +  - How much control do you have over how quickly or slowly you have to work?
 +  - How much control do you have over the scheduling and duration of your rest breaks?
 +  - How much control do you have over when you come to work and leave?
 +  - How much control do you have over when you take vacation or days o€ ?
 +  - How much are you able to predict what the results of decisions you make on the job will be?
 +  - How much are you able to decorate, rearrange, or personalize your work area?
 +  - How much can you control the physical conditions of your work station (lighting, temperature)?​
 +  - How much control do you have over how you do your work?
 +  - How much can you control when and how much you interact with others at work?
 +  - How much influence do you have over the policies and procedures in your work unit?
 +  - How much control do you have over the sources of information you need to do your job?
 +  - How much are things that affect you at work predictable,​ even if you can’t directly control them?
 +  - How much control do you have over the amount of resources (tools, material) you get?
 +  - How much can you control the number of times you are interrupted while you work?
 +  - How much control do you have over the amount you earn at your job?
 +  - How much control do you have over how your work is evaluated?
 +  - In general, how much overall control do you have over work and work-related matters?
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 +</​blockquote>​
 +
 +
 +
 +===== Job decision latitude scale =====
 +
 +Originally by Karasek (1985).
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 +Response scale for items: strongly disagree, disagree, neither, agree, strongly agree
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 +<​blockquote>​
 +  - My job requires that I learn new things
 +  - My job involves a lot of repetitive work
 +  - My job requires me to be creative
 +  - My job allows me to make a lot of decisions on my own
 +  - My job requires a high level of skill
 +  - On my job, I have very little freedom to decide how I work
 +  - I get to do a variety of different things on my job
 +  - I have a lot of say about what happens on my job
 +  - I have an opportunity to develop my own special abilities
 +</​blockquote>​
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 +Hypothesized skill discretion items: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9
 +Hypothesized decision authority items: 4, 6, 8
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