Stöber, Joachim and Seidenstücker, B.
A new inventory for assessing worry in managers: Correlates with job involvement and self-reliance.
Personality and Individual Differences,
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This work introduces the "Worry Inventory for Managers" (WIM), a 24-item measure of jobrelated worries in managers. A sample of 138 managers responded to the WIM and to measures of pathological worry, job involvement, and self-reliance. Factor analysis of the WIM revealed two facets of job-related worry, namely worry about (1) organizational processes and about (2) work overload. Results indicate that job-related worry shows differential correlations from pathological worry with the three factors of self-reliance (counterdependence, overdependence, and interdependence).
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