Job-related Affective Well-being Scale (JAWS)

JAWS 30 items
1.    My job made me feel at ease
2.    My job made me feel angry
3.    My job made me feel annoyed
4.    My job made me feel anxious
5.    My job made me feel bored
6.    My job made me feel cheerful
7.    My job made me feel calm 
8.    My job made me feel confused
9.    My job made me feel content 
10.My job made me feel depressed
11.My job made me feel disgusted
12.My job made me feel discouraged
13.My job made me feel elated
14.My job made me feel energetic
15.My job made me feel excited 
16.My job made me feel ecstatic
17.My job made me feel enthusiastic
18.My job made me feel frightened
19.My job made me feel frustrated 
20.My job made me feel furious
21.My job made me feel gloomy 
22.My job made me feel fatigued
23.My job made me feel happy  
24.My job made me feel intimidated
25.My job made me feel inspired 
26.My job made me feel miserable
27.My job made me feel pleased  
28.My job made me feel proud
29.My job made me feel satisfied 
30.My job made me feel relaxed
JAWS 20 items
1.    My job made me feel angry.
2.    My job made me feel anxious.
3.    My job made me feel at ease.
4.    My job made me feel bored.
5.    My job made me feel calm.
6.    My job made me feel content.
7.    My job made me feel depressed.
8.    My job made me feel discouraged.
9.    My job made me feel disgusted.
10.My job made me feel ecstatic.
11.My job made me feel energetic.
12.My job made me feel enthusiastic.
13.My job made me feel excited.
14.My job made me feel fatigued.
15.My job made me feel frightened.
16.My job made me feel furious.
17.My job made me feel gloomy.
18.My job made me feel inspired.
19.My job made me feel relaxed.
20.My job made me feel satisfied.
 
 
JAWS 30-item: Negative emotion (.92)‚ Positive emotion (.94)‚ Total (.95)
JAWS 20-item: Negative emotion (.88)‚ Positive emotion (.90)‚ High pleasurable-High arousal (.9)‚ High pleasurable-Low arousal (.81)‚ Low pleasurable-High arousal (.8)‚ Low pleasurable-Low arousal (.8)
 
Never‚ Rarely‚ Sometimes‚ Quite Often‚ Very Often‚ Extremely often
Negative emotions are items 2‚ 3‚ 4‚ 5‚ 8‚ 10‚ 11‚ 12‚ 18‚ 19‚ 20‚ 21‚ 22‚ 24‚ 26.
High pleasurable-High arousal (14‚ 15‚ 16‚ 17‚ 25 energetic‚ excited‚ ecstatic‚ enthusiastic‚ inspired)‚ High pleasurable-Low arousal (1‚ 7‚ 9‚ 29‚ 30 at-ease‚ calm‚ content‚ satisfied‚ relaxed)‚ Low pleasurable-High arousal (2‚ 4‚ 11‚ 18‚ 20 angry‚ anxious‚ disgusted‚ frightened‚ furious)‚ Low pleasurable-Low arousal (5‚ 10‚ 12‚ 21‚ 22 bored‚ depressed‚ discouraged‚ gloomy‚ fatigued)
 
 
 
This instrument can be found at: http://shell.cas.usf.edu/~pspector/scalepage.html
 

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