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De Gieter, S.; Hofmans, J.; De Cooman, R.; Pepermans, R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2009
Although women tend to earn less for doing similar jobs, research indicates that they are at least as satisfied with their pay as their male colleagues. In examining explanations for this "paradox of the contented female worker," the Pay Satisfaction Questionnaire (PSQ) is often used to measure and compare the pay satisfaction of both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Salary Wage Differentials, Satisfaction, Females
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Lievens, Filip; Anseel, Frederik; Harris, Michael M.; Eisenberg, Jacob – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2007
In recent years, pay satisfaction has been increasingly studied in an international context, prompting the importance of examining whether the Pay Satisfaction Questionnaire (PSQ) is invariant across countries other than the United States. This study investigated the measurement invariance across three countries, namely, the United States (N =…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Salaries
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te Marvelde, Janneke M.; Glas, Cees A. W.; Van Landeghem, Georges; Van Damme, Jan – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2006
The application of multidimensional item response theory (IRT) models to longitudinal educational surveys where students are repeatedly measured is discussed and exemplified. A marginal maximum likelihood (MML) method to estimate the parameters of a multidimensional generalized partial credit model for repeated measures is presented. It is shown…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Regression (Statistics), School Effectiveness, Item Response Theory
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Schaufeli, Wilmar B.; Bakker, Arnold B.; Salanova, Marisa – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2006
This article reports on the development of a short questionnaire to measure work engagement--a positive work-related state of fulfillment that is characterized by vigor, dedication, and absorption. Data were collected in 10 different countries (N = 14,521), and results indicated that the original 17-item Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) can be…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Burnout, Test Validity, Test Reliability