Job Control Scale (JCS)

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes N/A
Implementation Determinants Organizational Culture and Climate

Policy Application

Setting Multiple
Topic Infectious and Chronic Disease
Nutrition

Basic Information

The JCS is a 22-item self-administered instrument designed to measure social and psychological characteristics of jobs.

Transferability of measure across settings: Mostly transferable (22 of 22 items transferable)

Citing Literature

Development article: Dwyer DJ, Ganster DC. The effects of Job Demands and Control on employee attendance and satisfaction. Journal of Organizational Behavior. 1991;12(7):595–608. doi.org/10.1002/job.4030120704

Empirical use: Condon-Paoloni D, Yeatman H, Grigonis-Deane EM. Health-related claims on food labels in Australia: understanding environmental health officers’ roles and implications for policy. Public Health Nutrition. 2015;18(1):81–8. doi.org/10.1017/S1368980013003078

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Multiple

Topic: Nutrition

Country: Australia

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PAPERS Ratings

Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.

Overall PAPERS Pragmatic Score:

12

 

Overall PAPERS Psychometric Score:

4