Organizational Constraints Scale (OCS)

How often do you find it difficult or impossible to do your job because of … ?
1.    Poor equipment or supplies.
2.    Organizational rules and procedures.
3.    Other employees.
4.    Your supervisor.
5.    Lack of equipment or supplies.
6.    Inadequate training.
7.    Interruptions by other people.
8.    Lack of necessary information about what to do or how to do it.
9.    Conflicting job demands.
10.Inadequate help from others.
11.Incorrect instructions.
 
Interpersonal Conflict at Work Scale (ICAWS)
Quantitative Workload Inventory (QWI)
Physical Symptoms Inventory
 
Less than once per month or never‚ Once or twice per month‚ Once or twice per week‚ Once or twice per day‚ Several times per day
 
This instrument can be found at: http://shell.cas.usf.edu/~pspector/scalepage.html
 

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