JAPANESE MANAGEMENT

management style in Japan in the 1980s stressing continuous improvement in quality, cnsensus decision making and acute inventory systems

JOB CRITERION

The standard criteria used for evaluating employees' performance on a specific job; it consists of supervisor's ratings of employees' performance, together with objective measures,...

JOB SATISFACTION

the attitude of a worker when he reaps the rewards or the context

JONESTOWN MASS SUICIDE

A small group of members attacked and killed members of a congressional fact finding delegation from the United States, Jones ordered his followers to...

JUST NOTICEABLE DURATION

the duration for a comparison stimulus that is perceptibly shorter or longer than the duration of a standard stimulus.

JARGON

1. special words or language forms used in a particular profession of given activity.

JOB DESCRIPTION

an official job representation created by a company's personnel department to individuals applying or holding a specific job. Although formats vary, it comprises of...

JOB TENURE

the length of time an employee spends in a position

JOST'S LAW

the principle that the newer of two associations of equal strength will show more loss over time than will the older association.

JUSTICE

The legal process and the imposition of proportionate punishment. See common sense, procedural justice. It is the impartial and fair settlement of conflict.

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