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Development and Approbation of a Questionnaire for Subjective Assessment of the Level of Work Tasks Regulation

Development and Approbation of a Questionnaire for Subjective Assessment of the Level of Work Tasks Regulation

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Recieved: 09/20/2023

Accepted: 02/06/2024

Published: 03/12/2024

Keywords: psychodiagnostic technique; psychometrics; regulation of work tasks; creativity; military servicemen; medical staff; musicians

p.: 101-113

DOI: 10.11621/npj.2024.0107

Available online: 12.03.2024

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Korneva, O.G. , Abdullaeva, M.M. , Barabanshchikova, V.V.. Development and Approbation of a Questionnaire for Subjective Assessment of the Level of Work Tasks Regulation. // National Psychological Journal 2024. 1. p.101-113. doi: 10.11621/npj.2024.0107

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Korneva, O.G. Lomonosov Moscow State University

Abdullaeva, M.M. Lomonosov Moscow State University

Barabanshchikova, V.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University


Background. In the modern world, there are organizations in which a high level of task regulation is associated with the cost of erroneous actions and safety requirements. If the perceptions of work regulation, formed in a professional, do not coincide with the real requirements of the activity, it can lead to a decrease in the quality of work, as well as to the development of negative states. This necessitates the creation of a psychodiagnostic methodology to assess the subjective perception of the level of regulation in their professional activities by professionals.

Objectives. The focus is on the development and approbation of the method for subjective assessment of the level of work tasks regulation.

Study Participants. To reach the goal of the study, the sample included representatives of professions with different levels of work tasks regulation: military personnel serving under contract (n = 96), medical staff (n = 57), artists and musicians (n = 67). In total 220 people participated in the study.

Methods. Based on the results of the analysis of existing studies in the field of regulation of professional activity, a technique for subjective assessment of the level of work tasks regulation was developed. The questionnaire included 18 items assessing the following scales: “Regulation” (9 items) and “Creativity” (9 items). Questionnaires with scales evaluating individual parameters of professional activity related to its regulation (the 16-scale semantic differential “My job” and the questionnaire for assessing subjectively important characteristics of the “Job Diagnostic Survey” activity) were selected as an external criterion for assessing the validity of the technique. The approbation allowed us to evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the developed questionnaire.

Results. The developed questionnaire for subjective assessment of the level of work tasks regulation is characterized by acceptable construct validity but insufficient reliability and consistency.

Conclusions. The developed version of the questionnaire needs further improvement. However, it can already be considered as a situational questionnaire, the use of which is acceptable in combination with other methods.


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Korneva, O.G. , Abdullaeva, M.M. , Barabanshchikova, V.V.. Development and Approbation of a Questionnaire for Subjective Assessment of the Level of Work Tasks Regulation. // National Psychological Journal 2024. 1. p.101-113. doi: 10.11621/npj.2024.0107

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