Liliana Pitacho, Patrícia Palma and Pedro Correia publish a new paper in Análise Psicológica

The construction and psychometric study of a Work Orientation Questionnaire was the main theme of a new publication from CAPP researchers in the journal Análise Psicológica.

In this new paper, Liliana Pitacho (CAPP), Patrícia Palma (CAPP) and Pedro Correia (CAPP) set out to create and develop a psychometric study of a work orientation questionnaire. To this end, a qualitative study was carried out with 9 participants to construct the questionnaire. In its final version, the new measure included 38 items divided by three independent scales: calling, career and job. The psychometric study, in turn, counted on 747 respondents, 433 females and 307 males, with an average age of 40.38 years, distributed by different sectors and areas of activity. The authors concluded that the results obtained prove the existence of three independent dimensions, career, job and calling, as well as the internal consistency and unidimensional of the scales presented.

The paper is available on the publication's website.

 


Liliana Alexandra Pitacho is a doctoral student and a Professor at the Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon. She is also a researcher at the Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies.

Patrícia Jardim da Palma has a PdD in Organizational Psychology, Variant of Entrepreneurship. She is a Professor at the Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon and a researcher at the Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies, in the Human Resources & Organizational Behavior research group, in the areas of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and talent management.

Pedro Miguel Alves Ribeiro Correia has a PhD in Social Science, specializing in Public Administration. He is a Professor at the Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon. He is Vice-President and an integrated researcher at the Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies, while also a collaborator researcher at the Interdisciplinar Centre for Gender Studies. An advisor for the General-Directorate of Justice Policies of the Ministry of Justice, he also collaborates with the Research Group in Justice Administration from the University of Brasília. His work in the management of Human Resources was recognized with several awards in 2018.

 

 

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