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.

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.

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