Perceived Person-Organization Fit scale


This measure, (Perceived Person-Organization Fit) developed by Cable and Judge (1996), uses three items to directly assess an employee’s perception of his or her fit with an organization.


Cable and Judge (1996) found that coefficient alpha was .87.


Perceived person-organization fit correlated positively with employee per­ ceptions of their person-job fit, job satisfaction, organizational commit­ ment, willingness to recommend the organization to others, and employee rating of the importance of person-job fit (Cable & Judge, 1996).


Cable, D. M., & Judge, T. A. (1996). Person-organization fit, job choice decisions, and organizational entry. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 67(3), 294-311. Items were taken from text, p. 299. Copyright © 1996 by Academic Press. Reproduced with permission.


Responses are obtained on a 5-point Likert-type scale where l = not at all and 5 = completely.

  1. To what degree do feel your values “match” or fit this organization and the current employees in this organization?
  2. My values match those of the current employees in this
  3. Do you think the values and “personality” of this organization reflect your own values and personality?