Edwards, Julian A.; Webster, Simon; Van Laar, Darren and Easton, Simon
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In the UK the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) Management Standards (MS) work-related stress Indicator Tool is the standard measure that organizations use to assess workplace stress. However, no in-depth analysis has been performed to test the psychometric properties of this scale. The current study is the first to examine the factor structure of the HSE MS Indicator Tool using organizational-level data. Data collected from 39 organizations (N = 26,382) was used to perform a first-order Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) on the original 35-item seven-factor measurement scale. The results showed an acceptable fit to the data for the instrument. A second-order CFA was also performed to test if the Indicator Tool contains a higher order uni-dimensional measure of work-related stress. These findings also revealed an acceptable fit to the data, suggesting that it may be possible to derive a single measure of work-related stress.
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|Copyright Holders:||2008 Julian Edwards|
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|Academic Unit/Department:||Other Departments > Human Resources
|Depositing User:||Julian Edwards|
|Date Deposited:||30 Nov 2010 21:00|
|Last Modified:||03 Aug 2016 13:19|
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