TITLE

A Methodological Note on Job Complexity Indexes

AUTHOR(S)
Ferris, Gerald R.; Gilmore, David C.
PUB. DATE
February 1985
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Psychology;Feb85, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p225
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article attempts to determine whether the type of job complexity index used can influence the ability to detect moderator effects by comparing the results when using three different job complexity indexes. In a previous research which examined potential moderators of the job complexity-job attitudes relation, at least three methods were used for computing job complexity indexes. The results derived from the present study support the trend that was revealed in the previous research, that moderator effects are more likely to be detected when using a multiplicative job complexity index than when using an additive strategy.
ACCESSION #
5133616

 

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