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.

JAUNDICE

a syndrome, characterised with a variety of liver, gallbladder and blood disorders, marked by the bile-pigment deposition in the skin, eye surfaces and excrements....

JOB DESCRIPTIVE INDEX (JI)I)

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

JOB-CHARACTERISTICS MODEL

A model that tries to characterize the basic parametres of a job.

JOUISSANCE

enjoyment or pleasure that's something more than mere satisfaction of instincts. Such pleasure is seen as subversive and destabilizing force.

JUSTIFICATION

In epistemology, it is a concept of intellectual responsibility regarding the norms of belief about ideas, actions, emotions, claims, theories and so forth. In...

JCAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

JOB DESIGN

or job redesign is the specification of the content (responsibilities and duties) of a given job with the goal of maximising both job satisfaction...

JOB-COMPONENT METHOD

It is a job evaluation technique based on the assumption that similarities in job content impose similar job demands on employee's and therefore warrant...

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