Work Design Questionnaire

Published: 17 April 2023| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/th5tgy7bzk.2
João Ignacio Pires Lucas,


The WDQ is a scale derived from: Morgeson, F. P., & Humphrey, S. E. (2006). The Work Design Questionnaire (WDQ): Developing and validating a comprehensive measure for assessing job design and the nature of work. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 1321-1339. The objective of the research was to verify the work design in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Quantitative research with survey-type data collection and data analysis with psychometric validation and multivariate statistics with confirmatory factor analysis.


Steps to reproduce

Application in 2021 of the WDQ in Brazil. The application was through the google form in a sample of the "snowball" type.


Universidade de Caxias do Sul


Job Characteristics, Autonomy, Human Resource