JOB CONTEXT

significant aspects of the work situation different from the work itself. It is the physical environment of the work - co-workers, supervisors and technology.

JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961)

Born in Kesswil, Switzerland, Jung came from a long line of physicians and theologians. Before concentrating on the study of medicine at the University...

JOB DIMENSIONS

1. the overall categories that define the nature of a given job like clerical or receptionist duties. 2. main competence areas, personality traits or...

JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold)

The smallest difference between two stimuli that can be reliably detected.The external world comes to us in the form of ever-changing sensations, and we...

JUDGMENT

In psychophysics the ability to determine the presence or relative magnitude of stimuli, or the capacity to recognize relationships, draw conclusions from evidence and...

JOINT COMMISSION ON MENTAL ILLNESS AND HEALTH

In 1955, Congress passed the Mental Health Study Act, which directed the Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health to determine the mental health...

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.

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...

JEHOVAH COMPLEX

Delusions of grandeur, which make the individual indentify with the qualities associated with God

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