Job Demand Control Measure

Timing control
1.    Do you decide on the order in which you do things?
2.    Do you decide when to start a piece of work?
3.    Do you decide when to finish a piece of work?
4.    Do you set your own pace of work?
Method control
1.    Can you control how much you produce?
2.    Can you vary how you do your work?
3.    Can you control the quality of what you produce?
4.    Can you decide how to go about getting your job done?
5.    Can you choose the methods to use in carrying out your work?
Monitoring demand
1.    Does your work need you undivided attention?
2.    Do you have to keep track of more than one process at once?
3.    Do you have to concentrate all the time to watch for things going wrong?
4.    Do you have to react quickly to prevent problems arising?
Problem solving
1.    Do you have to solve problems which have no obvious correct answer?
2.    Do the problems you deal with require a thorough knowledge of the production process in your area?
3.    Do you come across problems in your job you haven’t met before?
Production responsibility
1.    Could a lapse of attention cause a costly loss of output?
2.    Could an error on your part cause expensive damage to equipment or machinery?
3.    Could your alertness prevent expensive damage to equipment or machinery?
4.    Could your alertness prevent costly loss of output?
5.    If you failed to notice a problem‚ would it result in a costly loss of production?
Timing control α = 0.85; Method control α = 0.77; Monitoring demand α =0.73; Problem solving α = 0.50; Production responsibility α = 0.90; Test-Retest: 0.5
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