Accession Number:

ADA031508

Title:

Organizational Policy Decisions as a Function of Individual Differences and Task Design: Monitoring Tasks.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

AKRON UNIV OHIO DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

205.0

Abstract:

The present study utilized two visual monitoring tasks. One of these was considered to require low levels of task related abilities low demands condition, while the other required higher levels of task related abilities high demands condition. Both performance and satisfaction were related to individual differences in ability as well as selected personality and preference measures. The congruence between task demands and individual abilities was found to be highly significant in determining these relationships. The consequences for job design and organizational policy decisions were discussed within a costbenefit framework. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE