Master of Science (MS)
First Advisor's Name
Scott L Fraser
First Advisor's Committee Title
Second Advisor's Name
Juan I. Sanchez
Third Advisor's Name
Date of Defense
The present study was conducted to evaluate perceptions of the importance of various factors that may determine the wage or salary level in jobs. Items describing various job characteristics reflecting the factors of Skill, Effort, Responsibility, Working Conditions, and Organizational characteristics were rated by 510 subjects from a variety of organizations. Results indicated that the items did not cluster into the five categories noted above. Instead, three factors were identified and labeled Job Complexity, Accountability, and Work Context. There were few gender or occupational differences in the ratings of the items. The implications of the results for the development of equitable wage and salary systems are discussed.
Argüelles, Trinidad, "Perceptions of job worth" (1991). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1309.
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