job control


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Noun1.job control - a program that is called to prepare each job to be run
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
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sup][8],[9],[10] In this study, we used job-demand-control model because we have used the questionnaire of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH),[sup][27] which quantified job control and job demand, allowing to determine the modified version of job strain condition.
2001) contend that job control is a key factor in developing employees' experienced state of ownership.
Combined with the sophistication of the job control software, it all represents a huge difference to the ROI.
Job control is the ability to make decisions for one's own activities (Elovainio et al.
Respondents replied to VHA employee survey items using a five-point Likert-type scale (anchored at 1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree except where otherwise noted) for all measures except role alignment, workload balance and job control, which utilized a 4-point semantically anchored scale.
However, from a positive psychology point of view it would be interesting to study more positive personal aspects, such as job satisfaction (Demirtas, 2010) or job control (Chiang, Birtch, & Kwan, 2010), that would help to neutralize the negative effects of work stress.
13) Job control and psychological demand measures were also combined to form a measure of job strain (where psychological demands are high and job control is low).
The job resources that are expected to be associated with work engagement in this study include job control, whereby employees exercise greater discretion over decisions relating to their work (Deci & Ryan, 2000).
This was partly explained by higher organizational justice and job control in the private sector (Heponiemi et al.
The aim of our study was to examine creative requirement, job control, support from coworkers and supervisors as organizational factors and personal initiative as a personal characteristic predicting the creativity and innovation of teachers.
I always stopped by job control before starting my rounds.
Experts from the Australian National University in Canberra said: "This study has shown that work of poor psychosocial quality, characterised by low job control, high job demands and complexity, job insecurity and the perception of unfair pay, does not bestow the same mental health benefits as employment in jobs with high psychosocial quality.