Job Related Tension Index (JRTI)

1.    Feeling that you have too little authority to carry out the responsibilities assigned to you
2.    Being unclear on just what the scope and responsibilities of your job are
3.    Not knowing what opportunities for advancement or promotion exist for you
4.    Feeling that you have too heavy a workload‚ one that you can’t possibly finish during an ordinary work day
5.    Thinking that you will not be able to satisfy the conflicting demands of various people over you
6.    Feeling that you are not fully qualified to handle your job
7.    Not knowing what your supervisor [senior coach] thinks of you‚ how he evaluates your performance
8.    The fact that you can’t get information needed to carry out your job
9.    ha‎ving to decide things that affect the lives of individuals‚ people that you know
10.Feeling that you may not be liked and accepted by the people you work with
11.Feeling you are unable to influence your immediate supervisors [senior coach’s] decisions and actions that affect you
12.Not knowing just what the people you work with expect of you
13.Thinking that the amount of work you have to do may interfere with how well if gets done
14.Feeling that you have to do things on the job that are against your better judgment
15.Feeling that your job tends to interfere with your family life
Performance‚ workload‚ organizational design‚ Decision
1=never bothered to 5= bothered nearly all the time
Performance‚ workload‚ organizational design‚ Decision
Subscales at Rogers et al.’s (1994)
Performance‚ 7‚ 8‚ 9‚ 10‚ 11‚ and 4
Workload‚ 5‚ 6‚ 13‚ and 15
Organizational design‚ 1‚ 2‚ and 3
Decision‚ 12 and 14
Subscales at Wooten et al.’s (2009) 12-item
Performance‚ 7‚ 8‚ 10‚ 11‚ and 12
Workload‚ 4‚ 5‚ 13‚ and 15
Organizational design‚ 1‚ 2‚ and 3

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Wooten. Nikki R‚  Fakunmoju. Sunday B‚ Kim. HaeJung‚ LeFevre. Ann L. (2010). Factor Structure of the Job-Related Tension Index Among Social Workers. Research on Social Work Practice‚ 20(1); 74-86. At: