"Job characteristics and its relationship with individual work performance"


Dr. R. Anand (Associate Professor)
Annamalai University, Annamalainagar – 608 002


Understanding the core and important component of any job is a vital part in the work design, which ensures the satisfactory requirement of the organization. One of the prime aspects is job demands, therefore we made an attempt to study and understand what job characteristics have impact on their work performance. To study the relationship the 100 executives were selected and they completed the individual work performance questionnaire developed by Koopmans and job characteristics were measured by Hackman and Oldham. The results of the study revealed that the executives who belong to 31 to 35 age category where high in task significance dimension of job characteristics. Further, results and implications of the study were discussed in the article.