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Table 1 Dimensions present in the participating surveys - number of surveys and questionnaires/models of origin

From: Dimensional comparability of psychosocial working conditions as covered in European monitoring questionnaires

Domain Dimensions No. of surveys in which dimension is measured Dimension is part of DCS model Dimension is part of ERI model Dimension is part of COPSOQ I or II Other dimensions
Demands at work Demands - general (work load) 4    
  Quantitative demands - work pace 7  
  Quantitative demands - amount 7*  
  Emotional demands 7    
  Demands on hiding emotions 2    
  Cognitive demands 5   √**  
  Sensorial demands 2    
  Contact with clients, suppliers etc. 5    
  Interruptions 4    
Work organization and job contents Degrees of freedom 7    
  Influence/decision authority 7   
  Possibilities for development/skill discretion 7   
  Variation/repetition 6   
  Meaning of work/commitment to the workplace 6    
  Organizational influence/org. decision latitude 4    
  Workplace innovation 3    
Interpersonal relations and leadership Contact with supervisor/social support by manager 7  
  Contact with co-workers/social support by co-workers 7  
  Teamwork/social community at work 6    
  Quality of leadership 3    
  Predictability 3    
  Recognition 2   
  Career development 5   
  Role conflict 3   
  Role clarity 4    
  Financial rewards 5   
  Safety culture 4    
  Restructuring 6    
Work-individual interface Job security 7   
  Work-life balance 7    
Values at workplace Trust 1    
  Justice/discrimination 6   
Offensive behaviour Offensive behaviour/violence & harassment 6    
  Workplace conflict 2    
  1. *In Finland, the dimension "quantitative demands – amount" is assessed by asking participants about the number of compensated and non-compensated overtime at work.
  2. **The aspect of "having responsibility" – which is part of "cognitive demands" – is assessed in two countries: the European EWCS and the German BIBB-BAuA.