Job ch‎aracteristics Inventory (JCI)

1.    How much variety is there in your job?
2.    How much are you left on your own to do your own work?
3.    How often do you see projects or jobs through to completion?
4.    To what extent do you find out how well you are doing on the job as you are working?
5.    How much opportunity is there to meet individuals whom you would like to develop friendship with?
6.    How much of your job depends upon your ability to work with others?
7.    How repetitious are your duties?
8.    To what extent are you able to act independently of your supervisor in performing your job function?
9.    To what extent do you receive information from your superior on your job performance?
10.To what extent do you have the opportunity to talk informally with other employees while at you’re at work?
11.To what extent is dealing with other people a part of your job?
12.How similar are the tasks you perform in a typical work day?
13.To what extent are you able to do your job independently of others?
14.The feedback from my supervisor on how well I’m doing
15.Friendship from my co-workers
16.The opportunity to talk to others on my job
17.The opportunity to do a number of different things
18.The freedom to do pretty much what I want on my job
19.The degree to which the work I’m involved with is handled from beginning to end by myself.
20.The opportunity to find out how well I am doing on my job.
21.The opportunity in my job to get to know other people.
22.The amount of variety in my job
23.The opportunity for independent thought and action
24.The opportunity to complete work I start
25.The feeling that I know whether I am performing my job well or poorly
26.The opportunity to develop close friendships in my job
27.Meeting with others in my work
28.The control I have over the pace of my work
29.The opportunity to do a job from the beginning to end (i.e.‚ the chance to do a whole job)
30.The extent of feedback you receive from individuals other than your supervisor 
Variety α = 0.80; Autonomy α = 0.74; Feedback α = 0.79; Dealing with others α =0.80; Task identity α = 0.77; Friendship α = 0.75
 
For items 1-13: 1= very little‚ 3= moderate amount‚ 5=   very much
For items 14-30: 1= minimum amount‚ 3= moderate amount‚ 5= maximum amount
Variety (1‚ 7‚ 12‚ 17‚ and 22); Autonomy (2‚ 8‚ 13‚ 18‚ 23‚ and 28); Feedback (4‚ 9‚ 14‚ 20‚ and 25); Dealing with others (6‚ 11‚ and 30); Task identity (3‚ 19‚ 24‚ and 29); Friendship (5‚ 10‚ 15‚ 16‚ 21‚ 26‚ and 27)
 
 

Sims Jr‚ H.P.‚ Szilagyi‚ A.D.‚ and Keller‚ R.T. (1976). The Measurement of Job ch‎aracteristics. Academy of Management Journal‚ 26(2)‚ 195-212.

Brief‚ A.P.‚ Aldag‚ R.J. (1978). The job ch‎aracteristic inventory: an examination. Academy of Management‚ 21(4)‚ 659-670.