The Application of Hackman and Oldham's Job Characteristic Model to Perceptions Community Music School Faculty Have Towards Their Job Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Application of Hackman and Oldham's Job Characteristic Model to Perceptions Community Music School Faculty Have Towards Their Job

Creator

  • Author: Lawrence, Robert M.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Chair: Froehlich, Hildegard
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Committee Member: Chesky, Kris
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Minor Professor
  • Committee Member: Henry, Warren H.
    Contributor Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 2001-08
  • Digitized: 2007-09-25

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Hackman and Oldham's Job Characteristic Model was applied to study of perceptions community music school faculty hold towards their job. The research questions addressed core job characteristics of skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, and feedback, critical psychological states (experienced meaningfulness, experienced responsibility, and knowledge of results); personal and work outcomes of satisfaction and motivation; need for professional growth. The results were compared to the national norms for nine different job families provided by Oldham, Hackman, and Stepina. Thirty-three schools, all members of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, located in every geographical region of the United States, yielded 437 faculty responses (64% return rate). Of the core job characteristics, dealing with others and autonomy received the highest ratings; feedback and task significance received the lowest ratings. Of the psychological states, experienced responsibility yielded the highest rating and experienced meaningfulness yielded the lowest ratings. Of the personal/work outcomes, personal development and colleague relations received the highest ratings; pay satisfaction and overall general satisfaction received the lowest ratings. A comparison to the professional job family norms, using a one-sample ttest, found significant differences in 16 out of the 18 variables measured by the Job Characteristic Model. Strong positive feelings for growth combined with less than strong feelings for the core job dimensions yielded a low motivating potential score of 96.18.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Music teachers -- Psychology.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Music teachers -- Job satisfaction.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Community schools -- United States.
  • Keyword: Community music school faculty
  • Keyword: Hackman and Oldham Model
  • Keyword: perceptions

Collection

  • Name: UNT Theses and Dissertations
    Code: UNTETD

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Lawrence, Robert M.
  • Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 51252048
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc2885

Degree

  • Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy
  • Degree Level: Doctoral
  • Degree Discipline: Music Education
  • Academic Department: College of Music
  • Degree Grantor: University of North Texas

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