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Work, unemployment, and mental health
Here is a challenging study on the effects of work and unemployment on mental health. Examined in this comprehensive study are issues such as why some people are more harmed by unemployment thanExpand
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Scales for the measurement of some work attitudes and aspects of psychological well‐being
Two studies of male manual workers are described, in which eight scales relevant to the quality of working life are introduced and assessed. The scales build upon previous work, but are designed toExpand
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Work, Happiness, and Unhappiness
The Principal Concepts. Well-Being and Self-Validation. Unemployment and Retirement: Role Preference and Other Influences. The Vitamin Analogy. Constant Effects Beyond a Threshold. Control, Skill,Expand
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Is job satisfaction U-shaped in age?
It is generally believed that job satisfaction increases linearly with age. However, there are persuasive arguments, and some empirical evidence, that the relationship is Ushaped, declining from aExpand
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Well-being and the workplace.
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Decision latitude, job demands, and employee well-being
Abstract Karasek (1979) drew attention to the possibilities that job characteristics may be non-linearly associated with employee well-being, and that they may combine interactively in relation toExpand
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A conceptual framework for the study of work and mental health
Abstract The key features which influence mental health both in jobs and unemployment are brought together within a single perspective. Three principal axes of affective well-being are identified asExpand
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Work values: Some demographic and cultural correlates
Employment-related values were recorded at two levels of scope: perceived importance of the work-role and of particular job characteristics. Associations with workers' sex, age, employment status,Expand
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Previous investigations into the processes and outcomes of training have been restricted to conventional “closed” settings. However, learning is likely to become increasingly “open,” with greaterExpand
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The private provision of a public good is independent of the distribution of income
Abstract When a single public good is provided at positive levels by private individuals, its provision is unaffected by a redistribution of income. This holds regardless of differences in individualExpand
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