Job Insecurity Correlates, Moderators and Measurement

Job Insecurity Correlates, Moderators and Measurement Examines the relations between feelings of job insecurity JI andvarious attitudes and opinions of employees towards their work and theorganization. Analyses survey data from 11 European hightechorganizations with a total of 8,483 respondents. Shows that JI isassociated with more negative evaluations of all aspects of the companyand the job, including more objective variables such as the quality ofproducts and services. Particularly high correlations are observedbetween JI and negative judgements on management and the company ingeneral. Further presents the development of a questionnaire to assessJI. The questionnaire is then used to study differential effects of JIon persons with internal and external locus of control, and with highand low social support. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Manpower Emerald Publishing

Job Insecurity Correlates, Moderators and Measurement

International Journal of Manpower, Volume 13 (2): 14 – Feb 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0143-7720
DOI
10.1108/01437729210010210
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Abstract

Examines the relations between feelings of job insecurity JI andvarious attitudes and opinions of employees towards their work and theorganization. Analyses survey data from 11 European hightechorganizations with a total of 8,483 respondents. Shows that JI isassociated with more negative evaluations of all aspects of the companyand the job, including more objective variables such as the quality ofproducts and services. Particularly high correlations are observedbetween JI and negative judgements on management and the company ingeneral. Further presents the development of a questionnaire to assessJI. The questionnaire is then used to study differential effects of JIon persons with internal and external locus of control, and with highand low social support.

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International Journal of ManpowerEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1992

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