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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

JOB PERFORMANCE

Quantity or quality of output, or against multiple criterion dimensions. See employee evaluation, job criterion, performance review. Effectiveness of job related behaviour as measured...

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.

JOINT PROBABILITY

the probability for two events occurring simultaneously.

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 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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