Factual Autonomy Scale (FAS)

In your present job‚ how often do you have to ask permission… (Never‚ Rarely‚ Sometimes‚ Quite often‚ Extremely often or always)
… to take a rest break?
… to take a lunch/meal break?
… to leave early for the day?
… to change the hours you work?
… to leave your office or work station?
… to come late to work?
… to take time off?
How often do the following events occur in your present job? (Never‚ Once or twice‚ Once or twice per month‚ Once or twice per week‚ Every day)
How often does someone tell you what you are to do?
How often does someone tell you when you are to do your work?
How often does someone tell you how you are to do your work?

Hackman‚ J. R.‚ & Oldham‚ G. R. (1975). Development of the job diagnostic survey. Journal of Applied Psychology‚ 60‚ 259-270.

Spector‚ P. E.‚ & Fox‚ S. (2003). Reducing subjectivity in the assessment of the job environment: Development of the factual autonomy scale‚ FAS. Journal of Organizational Behavior‚ 24‚ 417-432.