. Job Characteristics Theory. Job characteristics theory is a theory of work design.It provides “a set of implementing principles for enriching jobs in organizational settings”. The core job characteristics are: Skill variety which is the extent to which employees are able to use various skills and abilities on the job. When the employee is satisfied with all these ancillary matters, he will be more positive and reach the psychological states more easily. The measurement model after CVR of employee performance comprised three latent dimensions with their corresponding indicators: task performance (12 indicators), adaptive performance (12 indicators), and contextual performance (14 indicators). The Job Characteristics Model is a theory that is based on the idea that a task in itself is the key to the employee’s motivation. framework of the Job Characteristics Model proposed by Hackman and Oldham (1975).