What leads to the expectation to return to work? Insights from a Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) model of future work outcomes.

@article{Dunstan2013WhatLT,
  title={What leads to the expectation to return to work? Insights from a Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) model of future work outcomes.},
  author={Debra A Dunstan and Tanya Covic and Graham A Tyson},
  journal={Work},
  year={2013},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={25-37}
}
OBJECTIVE This study used a Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) model to identify the factors influencing the future work expectations and outcomes of employees with a musculoskeletal injury. PARTICIPANTS Australians with a compensable work injury (N=174), mean age=43.7 years, 53.2% male, 48.3% back injury , and 34.2% unskilled. METHODS A TPB model of the target behavior 'working, or continuing to work … three months from now' was constructed. A questionnaire measuring the model's components… CONTINUE READING