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Self-Report Measures: An Overview of Concerns and Limitations of Questionnaire Use in Occupational Stress Research


  • Razavi, T.


As in the case with many domains of organizational behaviuor, occupational stress research has for many years been characterised by the use of self-report methodologies, in particular the written quetionnaire, as the primary means of data collection. Reliance on self-report for the measurement of both dependent and independent variables raises concern about the validity of causal conclusions for a range of reasons, including systematic response distortions, method variance and monomethod bias, and the psychometric properties of quetionnaire scales.

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  • Razavi, T., 2001. "Self-Report Measures: An Overview of Concerns and Limitations of Questionnaire Use in Occupational Stress Research," Papers 01-175, University of Southampton - Department of Accounting and Management Science.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:sotoam:01-175

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    • C8 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
    • C9 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments


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