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The questionnaire

1.
It is essential to think that you have a well-paid job, even if you don’t get recognition and praise.
A
2.
It is essential that the work done is evaluated in a positive way, even if this means that you are paid less.
B

 

3.
It is better to have a good relationship with your manager, even if you don’t get recognition and praise.
C
4.
It is better to have responsibility, even if it means that it becomes difficult to co-operate with your manager.
D

 

5.
It is essential to have a good relationship with your manager, even though it means doing uninteresting work.
D
6.
It is essential to have interesting work, even if it means that the relationship with your manager is not so good.
H

 

7.
It is essential to get a promotion, even it means that the possibility of increasing salary is reduced.
E
8.
It is essential to get a position with a high salary, even if it reduces possibilities for promotion.
A

 

9.
If you have made a good effort, it should be recognised.
B
10.
If you have a very tough task, it should consist of meaningful work.
H

 

11.
People should not be given uninteresting tasks to do
H
12.
Individuals who do not have a good relationship with their work colleagues have difficulties.
I

 

13.
The most important things for good performance, are responsibility and authority to take decisions into your own hands.
C
14.
The most important thing for good performance is the assurance of a good salary.
A

 

15.
It is more essential to have a job where there is a good relationship with your manager, even if it means a slightly lower salary.
D
16.
It is essential to have a job with a good salary, even if this means difficulties in co-operating with your manager.
A

 

17.
I prefer greater responsibility in my job, even if it means less recognition and praise.
C
18.
I prefer to have a job with less responsibility providing I get recognition and praise.
B

 

19.
I feel very highly stimulated in my job when I receive the recognition and praise I deserve.
F
20.
I feel stimulated working with my manager if I have a good relationship and good co-operation.
A

 

21.
To feel that you have been successful with difficult tasks, gives extra stimulation in the job.
B
22.
A surprise salary increase always gives extra stimulation in the job.
D

 

23.
It is stimulating to know that you have support in your job from your work colleagues.
I
24.
To receive recognition and praise when a good job has been carried out.
B

 

25.
To know that other people are very happy to have you as a colleague gives more stimulation in the job than to have greater responsibility.
I
26.
To have a responsible job is more stimulating than to be popular amongst your colleagues.
C

 

27.
I regard it as very interesting to be able to take on more responsible tasks every now and again.
C
28.
To know that you have the possibility of getting a better position in your organisation gives stimulation in the job.
E

 

29.
I regard it as more essential to receive feedback about achieved results than to get recognition and praise.
F
30.
I regard it as more essential to get recognition and praise than to know if I am really successful or not in my job.
B

 

31.
I regard it as more essential to have the support of my work colleagues than to have a good relationship with the Manager.
I
32.
I regard it as more essential to know that I have a relationship with my Manager than to know that I have the support of my work colleagues.
D

 

33.
To get more responsible tasks is interesting, even though it means greater responsibility.
C
34.
To take on more interesting tasks is interesting and stimulating.
H

 

35.
To feel that you have a salary that corresponds with the effort put in is essential for full satisfaction, even if it is a routine task.
A
36.
To have a working task that is meaningful is essential for full satisfaction, even it means a lower salary.
H

 

37.
If I change my job, it would be because there is no possibility of promotion in my present position.
E
38.
If I change, it would be because I don’t have a sense of achievement in my current position.
F

 

39.
An information system that shows whether or not you are successful in your job is inspiring.
F
40.
It is stimulating to know that it is easy to discuss problems and working situations with your Manager.
D

 

41.
In order to feel satisfied in your job, it is necessary to know that it is easy to co-operate with your Manager.
D
42.
It is essential that you have the opportunity for promotion, and don’t stay in the same job too long.
E

 

43.
The content of the job can, to a very large extent, mean that you stay with an organisation, even if it means no chance of promotion.
H
44.
Even if a new job were more of a routine task, I would still prefer the promotion.
E

 

45.
It is more essential to work in a group where there is support and co-operation, than to work on your own, even if the isolated job pays higher salary.
I
46.
It is essential to know you are well paid, even it means that you have to work in isolation.
A

 

47.
To have greater responsibility gives a more positive feeling, even if you are not always successful and able to perform up to expectations.
C
48.
To be able to achieve what is expected of you is better than having greater responsibility.
F

 

49.
It is better to feel recognition in the job you have, than get promoted to another position.
B
50.
It is better to get promoted than to be recognised in your current job, even if it means the possibility of recognition disappearing in the future.
E

 

51.
It is more stimulating to have support and co-operation than to receive promotion which means isolation from work colleagues.
I
52.
It is better to be promoted, even if it means isolation from your work colleagues.
E

 

53.
It is better to be successful in your current job than a more interesting job where you fail quite often.
F
54.
It is better to have an interesting task, even if you fail quite often, rather than have a simple and routine job.
H

 

55.
I prefer to fail every now and then in my job, rather than to know I don’t have my colleague’s support.
I
56.
I prefer to know that I am always successful in my job, even if it means I don’t have the support of my colleagues.
H