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Instruments We Have Developed

Colleagues and I have developed a number of instruments to assess self-reported and other-reported psychological constructs. Each has been published in the literature and has been used in research. Each is copyrighted, but I will waive all fees and allow free use in return for sharing of results. References and updated information are provided. You can request any of my papers via e-mail.

Counterproductive Work Behavior Checklist, CWB-C

Factual Autonomy Scale, FAS

Interpersonal Conflict At Work Scales, ICAWS

Job-related Affective Well-being Scale, JAWS

Job Satisfaction Survey, JSS

Organizational Citizenship Behavior Checklist (OCB-C)

Organizational Constraints Scale, OCS

Physical Symptoms Inventory, PSI

Quantitative Workload Inventory, QWI

Violence Prevention Climate Scale (VPCS)

Work Locus of Control Scale, WLCS

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Links To Scales and Other Sources For Scale Information

Note: Some of the scales listed on these websites may be copyrighted, so author permission would be needed to use them.

Academy of Management RM Division Measure Chest Has citations and descriptions of many scales.

Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire Special issue of Scandinavian Journal of Public Health on this multi-dimensional scale.

HSE Critical Review of Psychosocial Hazard Measures

International Personality Item Pool Free measures of personality including Big Five

Measuring Long-Term Care Work Instrument guide produced by US Departments of Health and Human Services and Department of Labor.

National Comorbidity Survey K10 and K6 mental illness scales

NIOSH Measurement Tools for Research and Practice

Oldenburg Burnout Inventory Paper uploaded to Research Gate.

Selected strain measures compiled by Valentina Bruk-Lee.

Selected stressor measures compiled by Valentina Bruk-Lee.

Shirom-Melamed Burnout and Vigor measures. In several languages.

Statistics Solutions Statistical consulting company that maintains a list of scales, some of them work-related. Provides pay services to researchers and students.

Tim Judge's measures page Contains his Core Self-Evaluations Scale and other scales from his papers.

Wilmar Schaufeli's scale page Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) in a variety of langagues and the Dutch Workaholism Scale (DUWAS) in a few languages.

Vas Taras' website has catalogs of scales to measure acculturation and culture.


Fields, D. L. (2002). Taking the measure of work. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. [CAUTION: The book does not indicate that some of the scales are copyrighted (including my JSS, the Job Descriptive Index, and the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire) and cannot be used without the scale author's permission.

Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, October 1998. Special section: The Measurement of Stress At Work.

Price, J. L. (1997). Handbook of organizational measurement. Published as special issue of International Journal of Manpower, 18(4, 5, 6).

Paul Spector's website home page

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