Table 1

Dimensions of the AWQ and WCQ [2].

Approaches to work questionnaire


Surface disorganised:

Feeling overwhelmed by work. For example, being unsure what is needed to complete a task, finding it difficult to organise time effectively, reading things without really understanding them.

Surface rational:

Preference for order, detail, and routine. For example likes to know precisely what is expected, puts of a lot of effort into memorising important facts when learning something new.

Deep approach:

Integrative approach that leads to personal understanding. For example, tries to relate new ideas to situations where they might apply.


Workplace climate questionnaire


Choice-independence:

Perception of control over what one does and how one does it.

Supportive-receptive:

Perception that help is available in the workplace and colleagues are understanding.

Workload:

Perception of heavy workload and having to cope alone.


McManus et al. BMC Medicine 2004 2:29   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-2-29

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