4. I can usually tell when others consider a joke in bad taste, even though they may laugh
I can usually tell when I’ve said something inappropriate by reading the listener’s eyes.
If someone is lying to me, I usually know it at once from that person’s manner of
Even when it might be to my advantage, I have difficulty hiding my true feelings.6
Please rate the extent to which your organization expects you to perform each role
activity by responding to the statements below. (Note: work roles are activities that are
not necessarily part of the job description but are expected by the organization).
Response scale: 1-definitely not expected as part of my work role, 2-only slightly
expected as part of my work role, 3-somewhat expected as part of my work role, 4-
moderately expected as part of my work role, 5-strongly expected as part my work role,
6- very strongly expected as part of my work role, 7-absolutely expected as part of my
Helping Role (adapted from Williams & Anderson, 1991).
Helping others who have been absent.
Helping others who have heavy workloads.
Assisting supervisor with your work (when not asked).
Taking time to listen to co-workers problems and worries. (Retained)
Going out of way to help new employees. (Retained)
Taking a personal interest in other employees. (Retained)
Item was excluded from the scale due to low factor loading.