Use this guide to interpret the results from completing the questionnaires below: CLICK HERE
Please complete the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire – CLICK HERE and score it according to the instructions provided with the survey. The objective of this exercise is to help you identify the type of organizational commitment that you espouse relative to your current employer. In other words, what kinds of reasons (normative, affective or continuance) drive you to stay with your current employer.
Please complete the Job Descriptive Index (JDI) – CLICK HERE and score it according to the instructions provided with the survey. The objective of this exercise is to help you assess your current level of job satisfaction overall (Job in General), and your satisfaction with the following facets of your job: people on your present job, work on the present job, pay, opportunities for promotion, and supervision.
Please complete The Work Design Questionnaire – CLICK HERE and score it according to the instructions provided with the survey. There is a growing discussion on how to use job design/redesign to create enriched, intrinsically satisfying jobs; which in essence would enhance people’s interest in doing those jobs. The Job Characteristics Approach to Task Design (p. 154-158 in Chapter 6) describes five core job characteristics which influence three critical psychological states leading to several desirable personal and work outcomes.
Please respond to the following questions:
1. What are your scores from taking the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire? Which form of commitment emerged as the strongest driver of commitment for you? (which had the highest score?) Based on your results, what can your organization do to promote your organizational commitment?
2. What are your scores from taking the Job Descriptive Index? Describe the hierarchy of your satisfaction scores from the various facets – for which facets do you have the most satisfaction and which facets do you have the least satisfaction? Based on your results, what can your organization do to increase your job satisfaction?
3. What are your scores from taking the Work Design Questionnaire? To what extent does your current have the characteristics identified in the Job Characteristics model as leading to high intrinsic motivation? Based on your assessment and understanding the constraints you may have in your organization, suggest ways in which your job may be redesigned to increase intrinsic motivation.
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