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Validation and measurement of perceived environmental threat as an antecedent to job insecurity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14650655     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Perceived Environmental Threat scale was designed to measure perception of environmental sources of threat to an individual's job. A total of 276 managers responded to a survey to test the psychometric characteristics. Analysis supported the internal reliability and factor structure and anticipated correlations were observed with two measures of job insecurity. The Perceived Environmental Threat scale also demonstrated convergent validity as scores correlated positively with those on Anticipated Organizational Change which, generally, did not correlate significantly with trust, commitment, or role ambiguity, variables with which it was not expected to be related. The evidence was generally supportive of the overall psychometric properties, offering academic researchers and managers a useful means of evaluating perceived environmental threat.
William D Reisel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychological reports     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0033-2941     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Rep     Publication Date:  2003 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-02     Completed Date:  2004-01-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376475     Medline TA:  Psychol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Tobin College of Business, St. John's University, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Hazardous Substances*
Job Satisfaction*
Reproducibility of Results
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