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Cross-cultural development of an abridged job insecurity measure

Lee, Cynthia; Bobko, Philip; Ashford, Susan; Chen, Zhen (George); Ren, Xiaopeng


Using four samples from the United States and China, we developed two theoretically based abridged job insecurity (JI) scales to address researcher concerns with the length of the original 57-item scale. These two scales contained all the components of the scale originally developed and validated by Ashford et al., 1989. Our abridged scale has 37 items (18 items for job features, 16 items for total job, and 3 items for powerlessness). We further developed a bare-bones scale with only 25 items...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Organizational Behavior
DOI: 10.1002/job.513


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