Repeated downsizing contact: the effects of similar and dissimilar layoff experiences on work and well-being outcomes.

  title={Repeated downsizing contact: the effects of similar and dissimilar layoff experiences on work and well-being outcomes.},
  author={Sarah Moore and Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
  volume={9 3},
In this longitudinal study, the authors compared 1,244 white- and blue-collar workers who reported 0, 1, or 2 contacts with layoffs; all were employees of a large manufacturing company that had engaged in several mass waves of downsizing. Consistent with a stress-vulnerability model, workers with a greater number of exposures to both direct and indirect downsizing reported significantly lower levels of job security and higher levels of role ambiguity, intent to quit, depression, and health… 

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