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Document ID (ISN)111957
CIS number 11-0740
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nagami M., Tsutsumi A., Tsuchiya M., Morimoto K.
Title Job control and coworker support improve employee job performance
Bibliographic information Nov. 2010, Vol.48, No.6, p.845-851. 21 ref.
Internet access Job_control.pdf [in English]
Abstract This study examined the prospective association of psychosocial job characteristics with employee job performance among 777 full-time employees at a manufacturing company in Japan, using data from a one-year follow-up survey. Psychosocial job characteristics were measured by the Job Content Questionnaire, and job performance was evaluated using the World Mental Health Survey Instrument. The association between psychosocial job characteristics and job performance was tested using multiple regression analysis, controlling for demographic variables, work status, average working hours per day, job type and job performance. Job control and co-worker support were positively related to job performance. These findings suggest that it is worthwhile to enhance employees' job control and provide a mutually supportive environment to ensure positive employee job performance.
Descriptors (primary) Japan; work efficiency; psychology of work organization; manufacturing industries
Descriptors (secondary) human relations; questionnaire survey; statistical evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychology of work organization
Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment