JENKINS ACTIVITY SURVEY (JAS)

a self-administered survey with multiple-choice questions, which duplicates the clinical test for a behaviour patterns. It measures characteristics of this behaviour pattern such as...

JOB ENLARGEMENT

responsibility expansion in a particular job.In horizontal job enlargement the employee is required to perform a greater number and variety of subtasks of the...

JOB-SAFETY ANALYSIS

a special analysis that involves identifying hazards and making recommendations to eliminate or control the hazards, it also identifies and controls operating hazards in...

JUMPING FRENCHMEN OF MAINE SYNDROME

It is characterized by an extreme startle response which involves yelling, imitative speech and behaviour, involuntary jumping, flinging of the arms and command obedience....

JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

The courts and other government entities involved in the adjudication of cases involving minors.

JABBERWOCKY

It is from a nonsense poem in Through the Looking Glass (by British writer Lewis Carroll 1832

JENSENISM

Largely unsuccessful environmental interventions to raise IQ and the theory that is controversial that racial differences in IQ are at least partly heritable. Arthur...

JOB ENRICHMENT

employees' interest enhancement in work tasks by improving the "quality of life" on the job, see quality of work life.

JOCASTA COMPLEX

It is when a mother has an abnormally close or incestuous attachment to her son. It is named after Jocasta the mother and wife...

JUMPING STAND

a type of apparatus used to research discriminations. Rats try to obtain food so they have to jump through doors on a platform from...

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