Low Decision Latitude

Low Decision Latitude

The lack of authority to make important decisions. In a company, the lowest-ranking persons in management are said to have low decision latitude.
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25) To construct the job strain dimension, a combination of high psychological demand and low decision latitude was used.
In relation to the prevalence of exposure to PSRW according to Karasek's demand-control model and Siegrist's effort-reward imbalance model, we found that 35% of the sample reported low decision latitude, 47% faced high psychological demands and 35% experienced low social support.
Associations Between Exposure to PSRW (Demand-control and Effort-reward Imbalance Models) With Hazardous Alcohol Consumption (HAC) in Male and Female Chilean Working Adults (n=3010) Crude OR Total Males OR 95% CI OR 95% CI Demand-Control Model Low decision latitude 1.