JOB DESCRIPTIVE INDEX (JI)I)

a 72-item instrument measuring employees' attitudes in areas such as work, pay, supervision, promotions and coworkers.

JOHARI WINDOW

a model defining the extent of open communication between people. It is an imaginary window with four panes that each represents a dimension of...

JUSTICE

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

JCAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

JEALOUSY

a negative emotion of an individual's resentment towards a third party likely to steal away a loved one's affections. Romantic relationships are the prototypic...

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.

JARGONAPHASIA

Unintelligible speech in which correct words are intermingled with words that are completely out of context; the use of words that have no relation...

JOB EVALUATION

Methods of job analysis for determining the pay structure in an organization. These evaluation methods comprise of ranking jobs on the basis of a...

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...

JOB INVOLVEMENT

the degree to which a person identifies with their job. Job accomplishments lead to a strong sense of pride and self esteem, whereas failures...

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