Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire

Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire

Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) Short Form include 20 question as follows.

Employees are asked for answer questions by themselves.

There are 5 rating scales that include:

5 = Extremely Satisfied
4 = Very Satisfied
3 = Satisfied
2 = Somewhat Satisfied
1 = Not Satisfied

20 questions of Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) Short Form:

1. The chance to work alone on the job .
2. The chance to do different things from time to time.
3. The chance to be “somebody” in the community.
4. The chance to do things for other people.
5. The chance to tell people what to do.
6. The chance to try my own methods of doing the job.
7. The chance to do something that makes use of my abilities.
8. The chances for advancement on this job.
9. Being able to keep busy all the time
10. The competence of my supervisor in making decisions.
11. Being able to do things that don’t go against my conscience.
12. The way my job provides for steady employment.
13. The way company policies are put into practice.
14. The way my boss handles his/her workers.
15. The way my co-workers get along with each other.
16. My pay and the amount of work I do.
17. The freedom to use my own judgment.
18. The working conditions and environment.
19. The praise I get for doing a good job .
20. The feeling of accomplishment I get from the job.


• What is it that you like most in your job right now?

• What is it that you are not comfortable in your job right now?

• What do you need to improve your performance and productivity?

• Give at least three suggestions to improve the work environment in this company?

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34 Responses to “Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire”

  1. i want theMSQ guestions in long form(31 guestions)

  2. I would like to have a job satisfaction sample form

  3. nikolo barcelona on August 20th, 2010 at 12:09 am

    good day! how will i interpret the MSQ short form? thanks

  4. John Lester Camahalan on November 24th, 2010 at 5:18 am

    Good day! I’m John Lester Camahalan, an AB Psychology student from Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila Philippine. I would like to asked your permission in using the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire as an instrument for my research entitled “A correlational study among risk tolerance, adversity quotient, and career satisfaction of Filipino seafarers. Hoping you would allow me to use the MSQ for the success of my research. Thank you.

  5. Yes, you can. Rgs

  6. ONLINEWRITINGEXPERT on December 20th, 2010 at 7:52 am

    The MSQ is quite a handy tool to use within the workplace, as it appears to be very holistic in its approach. It is important for tools of this nature to touch on all the important facets within the workplace, in order to capture as much pertinent information as possible.

  7. Hi, I’m Pooja Khurana, a Research Scholar from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology,Hisar,Haryana,India pursuing Ph.D. research entitled ‘Employees’ Engagement And Job Satisfaction : A Study Of Financial Sector In India’.In my study,there is a need for a standard questionnaire like Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire,therefore I would like to ask you for permitting me to use this..sir can i use this in my study with your regard permission? Thanks, Pooja Khurana

  8. hasan abu al ruz on December 25th, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    i am hasan abu al ruz a nursing master student in the university of jordan , I would like to asked your permission in using the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire as an instrument for my research proposal …thnk you

  9. Joseph Peter regondola on March 2nd, 2012 at 12:15 am

    goodpm im a staff nurse at Philippine Heart Center and currently working on research problem about job satisfaction, can i have the sample of the tool to be pattern for our survey questionnaire? thank you

  10. hi I am Anam, student of M.Phil. I want to use MSQ (short form) for my research…. i need permission to use it for my research entitled “A study of leadership behavior of school heads and its relationship with teacher’s job satisfaction as moderated by locus of control and task structure”. Thank you

  11. George Baywong III on August 20th, 2012 at 2:57 am

    Good day! I am George, a student from the University of the Philippines pursuing a course in Social Science with a major in Economics and minor Psychology, currently in the process of fulfilling the partial requirement for the course which is Bachelor’s thesis. I would like to request permission to use the MSQ questionnaire as an instrument for the research which is entitled “Job Satisfaction of UP teaching and non-teaching personnels” in an attempt to determine, understand, scrutinize the level of job satisfaction in UP and its facets. The use of the questionnaire will greatly be of help to the study which I also believe is an accurate and holistic measure for job satisfaction. I look forward to your kind consideration. Thank you.

  12. Hi im Fadhullah from University Putra Malaysia, I would like to asked your permission in using the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire as an instrument for my research..Thank you

  13. Yes, you can!

  14. Yes, you can use it. Rgs/admin

  15. I would like to use the MSQ shortened version in my research. Please direct me to the person I need persmission from. Thank you in advance.

  16. Hi Pamela Spina, You can use it/Rgs

  17. To whom it may concern, My name is Jon, I would like to asked how much does the license for administrating Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire cost? Hope to hear from you soon. Thanks

  18. Hi In this site, you can use it for free! Rgs

  19. I would like to use your permission on using the MSQ short version in my research, thank you.

  20. I would like to use Minnesota short-form for a university assignment that I am currently doing. Is that ok

  21. Yes, you can use it.

  22. Lou Denniel M. Abdon on February 6th, 2013 at 7:32 am

    Good day sir! I’m Lou Denniel M. Abdon, a Bs Psychology student at De La Salle Lipa,Philippine. I would like to asked your permission in using the MSQ as an instrument for my research entitled “Job motivation and job satisfaction of selected Filipino seafarers in the province of Batangas. I have a question how will I interpret the MSQ? Hoping you would allow me to use the MSQ for the success of my research. Thank you.

  23. Hi You can use this msq. Rgs

  24. imodu peter ikhazuagbe on February 14th, 2013 at 9:57 am

    am doing a research on job satisfaction and hoping if i can use the MSQ for the success of my research. Thanks

  25. Hi Peta, You can use it.

  26. Dear Sir, I am Shyji, a research scholar in Avinashilingam university, Tamilnadu, India. I would like to use MSQ short version for my research titled “leadership styles and its effect on job satisfaction”. Hope you will allow me to use the questionnaire. Thanking you in advance. Waiting for your affirmation. Shyji.

  27. Hi, you can use it!

  28. marlene cairney on March 28th, 2013 at 9:49 am

    Hello. I am researching school counseling and whether there is a connection between spirituality and job satisfaction and would like to use the brief form of the MSQ. I need permission to use it. thanks very much

  29. Yes, you can use it!

  30. Ahmad Shahril Azwan on April 6th, 2013 at 2:31 am

    Hi, I’m Ahmad Shahril Azwan from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia requesting your permission to use the above 20 MSQ for my reserach.Thank you.

  31. Yes, you can use it. rgs

  32. Deepti Prabha on March 1st, 2014 at 11:05 am

    Hello, I am a student at Christ University. I want to know as to which questions correspond to the intrinsic factors and the ones which correspond to the extrinsic factors in the MSQ. Can u please help me with that??

  33. Does anyone have another source for authorization to the MSQ short form…Doc Candidate Cobb

  34. My name is Rasnizi Cobb and I am a doctoral candidate in the Leadership Studies Department at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX. My dissertation focuses on the relationship between job satisfaction and leader member exchanges. I plan to examine these constructs amongst students, church members and mid-level to senior level managers in northeast Texas. The use of your instrument is critical to the success of my dissertation. I am asking for your approval to use the MSQ short-form. Respectfully, Rasnizi Cobb

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