Consider the five survey questions below from a job satisfaction survey, and indicate the levels of measurement used for each question (nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio). Briefly explain your rationale for each decision. Double-check the work of at least one peer, and discuss any differences.
A. I feel I am being paid a fair amount for the work I do (Fields, 2002).
- Disagree very much
- Disagree moderately
- Disagree slightly
- Agree slightly
- Agree moderately
- Agree very much
B. My primary role in the company is:
C. A reasonable amount I should be expected to contribute annually to the company's health plan is:
- 0 to $2,000.
- $2,001 to $4,000.
- $4,001 to $6,000.
- $6,001 to $8,000.
- $8,001 or greater.
D. Indicate the highest amount you were able to contribute to your 401k in 2017.
Fields, D. L. (2002). Taking the measure of work: A guide to validated scales for organizational research and diagnosis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.