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Diversitas: Perspectivas en Psicología

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GARCIA RUBIANO, Mónica; CORTES MESA, Derly Andrea  and  SANCHEZ HIGUERA, Adriana Catalina. Design, construction and validation of an instrument to evaluate psicolaboral risk in colombian companies. Diversitas [online]. 2008, vol.4, n.1, pp.37-51. ISSN 1794-9998.

The purpose of the study was to design, construct and validate a Psychosocial Risk Measure (IMP) Instrument. The IMP is conformed by 52 items which evaluate the psychosocial risk through seven dimensions: job loads, role definition, task identification, job level responsibility, management characteristics, social group of work characteristics and organizational characteristics. Five phases was carried out: a) theoretical and conceptual boarding of the psychosocial risk; b) test design; c) judges evaluation; d) instrument implementation; and e) results analysis and discussion. IMP was applied to 442 workers, from seven companies, some private and some public, in Bogotá. Reliability coefficient of Cronbach's Alpha was 0.843.

Keywords : psychosocial risk; occupational health; validation; organization.

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